history exam 2 march 25, 2008

history exam 2 march 25, 2008 - introduction Ww2 had a...

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5/7/09 introduction Ww2 had a greater impact than the depression of the future of american life Sweeping social and economic changes during the war set the state for the post-war years
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5/7/09 The Economy American industry- contributes to american victory
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5/7/09 War production board- jan 1942 Lend lease
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5/7/09 Patterned after world war industries board of ww1 Bullets and beans- auto industry converts to tanks Surge in american business Rationing- gasoline Gross national product up- war and stimulus of government Gross national product went up and people were making money
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5/7/09 Prod Production of consumer goods dratically reduced Disposable income rose 1943- wages rose 15% Overtime War bonds Inflation- had money but no place to spend it. Expanded tax base to reduce inflationary pressure
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5/7/09 Coveres 40% of government spending 1942- ten rationing programs, shortages existed, hoarding Coupons meat shoes fat coffee sugar = all at prices the opa had frozen
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5/7/09 Wartime social changes Migration Women African Americans Hollywood
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course HIST 106 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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