Kami Export - Aryan Patel - 04 - WWI Homefront Student Worksheet-2.pdf - Name Life on the Homefront Info Sheet Raising Money Why would Americans buy War

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Unformatted text preview: Name ________________________________________ Life on the Homefront Info Sheet Raising Money Why would Americans buy War Bonds? Congress passed new taxes used liberty bonds and victory bonds to pay for the army navy and the supplies of war Government placed higher taxes on incomes and some goods such as tobacco and railroad tickets Almost half of Americans bought bonds The bonds brought in two thirds of the money needed for war Selective Service Act Do you think the Draft was fair? Why or why not? Yes because Congress passed new laws to get enough men to build an army A draft signed up all men between the ages of 21 and 30 By the end of the war, 24 million Americans had signed up for the draft Over 4.7 million served in the war Propaganda Draw a propaganda poster for the war effort. Factory Laws How did the WIB help America? They aimed to stop the waste of materials which could be used to make war goods. I want you for U.S. Army New Jobs Which of the new jobs do you think would be the best. Why? Strikes had to be stopped because we Food Rationing Do you think people now would ration food if the government asked? Why or why not? the first time Men were leaving to fight so someone had Food Administration, headed by Herbert Hoover was set up to make sure troops had enough food at the front to replace them Women and blacks were given jobs never Asked Americans to grow more food on farms given to them before Great Migration thousands of African Americans came north in search of jobs Grow food in gardens Waste nothing Go without some food needed the goods for war The board opened up jobs for everyone for Espionage Act What should the punishment for this law be? Put the person in a prisoner or fine the person with a penalty. Sedition Act Is this a good law? Why or why not? To keep Americans from saying anything bad about the war the government should jailed those who made public speeches against or said anything negative about the war. ...
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