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A Letter to President Truman The story of Rosie the Riveter became the highlight of the Second World War. The women who answered the calls of patriotism to leave their kitchens and work in factories. The men had gone to war and there was not enough workforce in the country. Women were encouraged to take these positions that were occupied by men. They did a good job and their efforts helped America to win over the Axis powers in some way. While the men were fighting the Rosies back home were helping in building bombs, aircraft and tankers that were used in the war. After the war ended, the men returned from the front. The future of Rosie the Riveter became not so rosy as they were laid off. Their slogan “we can do it!” had encouraged many women to take up these jobs during the war. The layoff affected them in a major way because they had proven themselves to be capable of working. Actually, production during their time and this was ignored immediately after men returned. Not only did they manage to do what men did but they did it
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