By Jeff Wallenfeldt, Britannica Educational Publishing
The newly reunified usa skilled a tenuous peace following the yank Civil warfare. It was once a interval characterised by way of nice technological advances, but in addition through elevated political, fiscal, and social polarization. This penetrating examine American background among the Civil warfare and twentieth century comprises firsthand bills that display the existing ideologies of the time and make clear major humans and occasions.
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Before the 1920s, Nicholas ﬁnds, investors’ valuations of companies were largely determined by their investments in physical capital. During the 1920s, however, investors appear to have increased their appreciation for ﬁrms’ investments in intellectual capital as well. Using the number and signiﬁcance (gauged by citations) of ﬁrms’ patented inventions as a measure, Nicholas estimates that intellectual capital rose from a minuscule fraction of the stock market valuation of ﬁrms to roughly 40 percent during the 1920s.
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