Consequences of the Automobile

What are the consequences of the automobile?

How can we divide those up?

Technology and values:

1958 Thunderbird (PEM photo: Dacusville Farm Days)

 road conditions in 1920s

 Los Angeles (slide #3)


 Traffic in Los Angeles, 1949

For the role of the automobile as a cause of the sexual revolution see:   Sex and the automobile
For the history of licensing drivers see: Licensing Cars and Drivers


The interstate highway system

 the big duck

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