History Quiz / The United States: Then and Now

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Can you determine whether the number associated with each category was higher in 1950 ('Then') or in 2016 ('Now')?

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CategoryHigher then or now?Notes
U.S. states
Population of Chicago, IL
Living U.S. presidents
U.S. gross domestic product
Percent of U.S. homes without TVs
Class I railroads in the U.S.
Primary interstate highways
U.S. Federal Holidays
Major League Baseball teams in New York
Number of television series that debuted
Number of U.S.-born Nobel Laureates that year
Awards of Merit presented at the Oscars
Minutes in a 'Meet the Press' episode
Active U.S. military personnel
Percent of U.S. population with a high school degree

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