Nov 7 Notes - World War II Keywords: Executive order 8802...

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World War II Keywords: Executive order 8802 Battle of Midway Yalta Conference Total Mobilization (in 1941 and throughout the war, there was an alliance because the US supported weapons. War production was working with business to produce) War Production Board -Set production priorities -Maximum output -Guaranteed Profits (turn their factories over in making weaponaries) Factory Conversion (mass military production – even though the quality sucked, the US could mass produce) Office of Price Administration: Rationing Extension of taxation War Bond Drives (to make people feel like they’re contributing to war) Mobilizing People Women and War Rosie the Riveter (she helped shortages of men-power) War work -36% of workforce in 1945; 24% in 1941 -Myths of Rosie? (75% of women were married)(by opening manufacturing jobs, women could get high industrial wage) Armed Services -350,000 women in armed services (such as telephone operators) African Americans and War Production
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