Price levels and monetary inflation

Economics: Lesson 145 If there is no 'price level,' how could anyone prove that monetary inflation raises prices? The price level is a statistic the tells the price of goods and services. The price level often fluctuates depending on how much money is in the market. When the money supply increases, prices rise. You might … Continue reading Price levels and monetary inflation

The Winning Characteristics of a Cowboy and Politician

English: Lesson 135 Do you see any characteristic features of Stewart and Wayne in these films that rocketed them to permanent stardom? John Wayne and Jimmy Stewart had their breakthrough roles in two of the most influential and remembered films of all time; Stagecoach (1939) directed by John Ford, and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) directed by Frank … Continue reading The Winning Characteristics of a Cowboy and Politician

The 1930’s Created the Modern “Movie Experience”

English: Lesson 30 Would You rather watch a movie alone in a theatre or online if they cost the same? The 1930s saw the beginning of "talkies", movies with sound and actors speaking lines, and they were revolutionary. The sound allowed for an entirely new experience, with emotions being conveyed in multiple ways: through the … Continue reading The 1930’s Created the Modern “Movie Experience”

D. W. Griffith’s first Blockbuster Movie

English: Lesson 125 Birth of a Nation (1915), Directed by D. W. Griffith  Why was this movie the first blockbuster? Blockbusters are those movies everyone goes to see and talks about for weeks in advance. They are epic, filled with drama, tension, special effects, an incredible score, and of course a star-studded cast. Hollywood and … Continue reading D. W. Griffith’s first Blockbuster Movie