Outline24WWII - The Second World War 1 Organizing for war Total War Government controls everything citizens willing to help 1 Mobilizing production

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The Second World War 1. Organizing for war – Total War – Government controls everything, citizens willing to help 1. Mobilizing production – massive military orders pulled US out of Depression 1. War Production Board – government takes over manufacturing 1. Stops production of nonessentials – cars 2. Wartime rationing after supply of rubber cut off by Japan’s invasion of Malaya 2. Full employment led to inflation 1. Office of Price Administration – regulated prices 3. Labor unions increase in size 1. Women – Rosie the Riveter, African-Americans enter workforce in masse 2. Some strikes led to Government taking over industry – Smith-Connally Anti-Strike Law 4. Propaganda – buy war bonds, support rationing, work harder 1. Posters, movies, demonize/dehumanizes Japanese 5. Roosevelt works with businesses – in capitalism “you have to let business make money” 6. Internment of Japanese Americans – Executive Order 9066 1. Moved for protection, but mostly fear of spying or aiding invasion
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2010 for the course HISTORY AP US Hist taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at Open Uni..

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Outline24WWII - The Second World War 1 Organizing for war Total War Government controls everything citizens willing to help 1 Mobilizing production

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