The Classic Study by Cottrell Describes the Demise,during the 1940s,of

Question 22
Multiple Choice

The classic study by Cottrell describes the demise,during the 1940s,of a small southwestern town he called "Caliente." The main reason the town "died" was that __________. A)World War II took too many citizens away to serve in the military B)the introduction of diesel locomotive technology undermined the economic base of the town C)real-estate speculation overinflated the value of property D)interest rates had increased,making it impossible to get loans E)the town was corruptly administered by officials taking bribes from organized crime