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Title: Homefront


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Homefront
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I) Rationing
  • A) Consumer goods were rationed for the war
    effort.
  • -Leather
  • -Silk
  • -Gasoline
  • -Steel

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II) Women in the Workplace
  • -10 million men are drafted.
  • -5 million men join the armed forces.
  • -only women are left for manufacturing jobs.

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III) War Bonds
  • -Americans were encouraged to loan the government
    money through bonds
  • -Propaganda posters like this were used to play
    on emotions.

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IV) Newsreels Films
  • Americans get information, and follow the war in
    movie theaters, on radio and from newspapers

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V) Internment
  • -Hundreds of thousands of Japanese Americans
    imprisoned without trial.
  • -Property was taken from them.
  • -2/3 of them were native born US citizens.
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