Is It a Smooth Ride for Theme Parks?

Is It a Smooth Ride for Theme Parks?

Amusement Parks

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Working class Americans began enjoying leisure activities in large numbers in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The increasing ease of travel made possible by railroads, a growth in wages, and the advent of Saturday half day and all-day Sunday holidays in many manufacturing industries allowed workers and their families to leave urban centers in search of amusements. This demand for low cost entertainment near major cities led to the growth and popularity of amusement parks.

Is It a Smooth Ride for Theme Parks?
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