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Increase in employment 12 million Americans joined the military. Industries increased contracts, hiring both men and women.The government paid out 321 million dollars for war. Taxation, government issued Bonds, Office of the Price administration.
POLITICAL CHARACTERISTICSLimited SupportIn 1940 Germany launched lightning wars and began invading various parts of Europe.Winston Churchill began visiting the White House, the United States feared that Germany may conquer Britain.Giving the British fifty renovated naval destroyers. Assisted in escorting ships. Lend weapons and supplies to Allies.IsolationismAmericans did not want to get involved in European affairs, since World War IAmericans were to focus on improving life in the United StatesAntisemitism- Discrimination against Jews.
POLITICAL CHARACTERISTICSFull EngagementJapan began to invade many Asian countries, causing the United States to cut off trade with Japan, forcing them to look elsewhere. On December 7, 1941 Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Japan sank 8 battleships and killed 2,403 Americans. Causing America to be part of the war.