Effects of WWII Outline

Effects of WWII Outline - Andrew Tran 323366 Per. #5 FRQ...

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Andrew Tran 323366 Per. #5 FRQ Group A: #3 Prompt: How did World War II affect the role of the national government in American life, the relationship between government and the economy, and minority groups in America? Thesis: World War II affected the lives of Americans politically, through the role of national government in American life; economically, due to the relationship between government and the economy; and socially, in regards to the minority groups of the U.S. Political: -During war, many New Deal programs were wiped out, such as the Civilian Conservation Corps , the Works Progress Administration , and the National Youth Administration. -June 1943 - Smith-Connally Anti-Strike Act was passed, which let federal government seize and operate industries threatened by or under strikes as criminal offenses. Economical: -America emerged out of war as only country relatively unscathed. -Gross national product and corporate profits more than doubled -upon end of war and lifting of price controls, inflation shot up. -rationing of meat, price controls, wage controls
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Wormer during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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