The Rosies - lives. The biggest social change that occurred...

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The Rosie’s 1 The Rosie’s Tonia Stoneman HIS/125 Rona Gunter
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When the United States entered World War II, many things changed socially and economically. The pictures of the Rosie’s really illustrate one of the biggest changes in American society. Women started taking on non-traditional roles. They started replacing men in the workforce. Many women took over the factories that men normally worked in. They started making the weapons and ammunition that their men needed during the war. The Rosie’s really illustrate how strong the women became during World War II. They gained a lot of independence. They were the ones working and taking care of the families. They had to work hard to support their families. This was a really big turning point in the women’s
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Unformatted text preview: lives. The biggest social change that occurred was the change in identity. This gave people a chance to learn about other cultures and races. Also the economic changes that occurred were really big. There was a big demand for troops so many women had to take their place in the workforce. It put a strain on families and factories. The biggest political changes came with the bombing of Pearl Harbor. When the Japanese bombed our Navy, we began very tough immigration laws, especially with the Japanese-Americans. World War II brought so much change to the United States and the rest of the world. I personally think that the biggest changes were socially and economically. This was one of the saddest and most detrimental wars to American society....
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2011 for the course HIS/125 AAFO0NDH19 taught by Professor Gunter during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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