Unformatted text preview: 14.3: Life on the Home Front • Average family income nearly doubles with 19 million new jobs • Average of 90 hr work week • “ Rosie the Riveter ” more women work in factories due to shortage of men • A. Philip Randolph Roosevelt creates act to force factories to hire blacks • Bracero Program demands help of Mexican farmworkers • Sunbelt created as new industrial region by Cali. • Rise of juvenile delequency zoot-suits : modern day gangsters w/baggy pants • Internment camps for Japanese Americans on West coast • Worries of inflation Office of Price Adminstration success • $300 billion deficit from War...
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- Spring '12
- Average family income, War Production Board, unite Tuskegee Airmen, materials cost-plus contracts, Philip Randolph Roosevelt