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Title: World War II Homefront


1
World War II Homefront
  • Mobilizing for War
  • Industrial Production
  • Women and the War
  • Rationing and shortages
  • The Government and the people
  • Conclusions

2
Mobilizing for War
3
Mobilizing for War
  • The government got larger

4
Mobilizing for War
  • The government got larger
  • 1939- 900,000 civilian employees

5
Mobilizing for War
  • The government got larger
  • 1939- 900,000 civilian employees
  • 1945-4,000,000

6
Mobilizing for War
  • The government got larger
  • 1939- 900,000 civilian employees
  • 1945-4,000,000
  • Federal expenditures grew from 9 bil. Per year
    in 1939 to 98 bil. By 1945

7
Industrial Mobilization
  • Gross National Product grew from 91 billion in
    1939 to 215 billion by 1945.

8
Defense Production
  • 5,600 merchant ships
  • 80,000 landing craft
  • 100,000 tanks and armored cars
  • 300,000 airplanes
  • 2.4 million trucks
  • 20 million small arms
  • 41 billion rounds of ammunition
  • 6 million tons of bombs

9
Women and the War
10
Women and the War
  • By 1943, 17 million American women worked outside
    the home for pay!

11
Women and the War
  • By 1943, 17 million American women worked outside
    the home for pay!
  • Worked for less than men doing same job.

12
Women and the War
  • By 1943, 17 million American women worked outside
    the home for pay!
  • Worked for less than men doing same job.
  • Many wanted to keep working after war.

13
Women and the War
  • By 1943, 17 million American women worked outside
    the home for pay!
  • Worked for less than men doing same job.
  • Many wanted to keep working after war.
  • Transformed societys views of womens work

14
Women and the War
  • By 1943, 17 million American women worked outside
    the home for pay!
  • Worked for less than men doing same job.
  • Many wanted to keep working after war.
  • Transformed societys views of womens work
  • Changed the role of women in the family.

15
War Boom Communities
  • Helped by the Community Facilities (Lanham) Act

16
War Boom Communities
  • Helped by the Community Facilities (Lanham) Act
  • Provided federal for child care centers,
    clinics, schools, recreation anything for which
    a war-related need could be shown.

17
Problems of Children on the home front
18
Problems of Children on the home front
  • Latchkey children

19
Problems of Children on the home front
  • Latchkey children
  • Shortage of teachers and school space

20
Problems of Children on the home front
  • Latchkey children
  • Shortage of teachers and school space
  • Fear of increased crime and juvenile delinquincy

21
Problems of Children on the home front
  • Latchkey children
  • Shortage of teachers and school space
  • Fear of increased crime and juvenile delinquincy
  • Street gangs

22
Problems of Children on the home front
  • Latchkey children
  • Shortage of teachers and school space
  • Fear of increased crime and juvenile delinquincy
  • Street gangs
  • Victory Girls Young girls who had sex with
    servicemen for patriotic reasons

23
Impact of the War on American Life
24
Impact of the War on American Life
  • Economic Recovery
  • Women worked in increasing numbers

25
Impact of the War on American Life
  • Economic Recovery
  • Women worked in increasing numbers
  • Government social programs transformed the
    infrastructure and institutions

26
Impact of the War on American Life
  • Economic Recovery
  • Women worked in increasing numbers
  • Government social programs transformed the
    infrastructure and institutions
  • The G.I. Bill of Rights- college tuition, health
    care, and home mortgages for vets.
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