WIN-Inflation

Morgan Millican

Definition of Inflation

a continued rise in prices while the value of money declines

WIN

attempt to spur a grassroots movement to combat inflation, by encouraging personal savings and disciplined spending habits in combination with public measures, urged by U.S. President Gerald Ford.

WIN stands for Whip Inflation Now

Buttons

President Ford encouraged supporters to wear buttons to show their support

Joke

Many American took this plan as a joke and wore their pins upside down to say NIM - "Need Immediate Money"

Number One Enemy

When President Ford adressed the nation he said that inflation was public enemy number one.

Sources

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