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US-WWII and the Homefront

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S: America During World War II

BC: The End...

FC: America During World War II

1: Table Of Contents | 1. After Bombing of Pearl Harbor 2. Selective Service Act 3. Women & Military Effort 4. American Industry & War Effort 5. Role of Minorities in War Effort 6. Rosie the Riverter 7.Mass Media 8. African Americans at Home & in Military

2: The day after the bombing of Pearl Harbor...

3: The Selective Service Act was drafted by General Hugh Johnson after the U.S. entered the first World War.

4: Many women during the war worked in factories. They would make the uniforms for the soldiers that would have to go to war. Some women would have to move near the factory that they worked at. If the women had to move because of their job their pay was higher.

6: During WWII Industries helped out in many ways. They made airplanes and weapons for the war. Raw materials and supplies had to be shipped over.

8: In the U.S. Army armed forces grew to 8,225,353. | White Americans: 7,181,784 African Americans: 141,673 **The rest was Japanese, Hispanics, and other minority groups

10: Rosie the Riveter was fictional. She was a character that featured in a propaganda campaign made by the U.S. government. This was to encourage white middle class women to work outside of their homes during the war.

12: During WWII Propaganda was a big deal. Propaganda is information used to manipulate someone to believe something.

14: The first African American merchant marine naval officer was Captain Hugh Mulzac.

16: There were 50,000 African Americans able to serve in the World War II.


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