A Historical Icon In American History

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McDonald’s American burger and fast food restaurant is a historical icon in American history. The chain of restaurants was created by Richard and Maurice McDonald, who had dreams of becoming millionaires by the age of 50. They created the first restaurant in 1940 called “McDonalds Bar-B-Que”. It was a carhop drive-in and located in San Bernardino, California. It had over 25 menu items, which we mostly Bar-B-Que. The brothers quickly realized that the most of their profits came from selling hamburgers, so they changed the menu and ditched the carhop model to deliver prepared food with speed. They only offered hamburgers, French fries, and triple-think milkshakes. Around the 1950’s profits doubled for the McDonald brothers.
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