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    • Wartime Effects and Trends AP U.S. History
    • Women
      • Large numbers of white women were hired by factories and other jobs never before open to them.
      • Resented and ridiculed by male workers.
        • After war almost all returned to traditional “women's jobs”
      • Continued to campaign for women's suffrage.
    • Racial Minorities
      • Labor shortage opened jobs to Mexican-Americans and Blacks.
      • W.E.B. DuBois supported war effort in the hope that a war to make the world safe for democracy would bring a better life for blacks in the U.S.
      • ½ million Southern blacks migrated to cities.
    • Prohibition
      • Stressed need for military personnel to be sober
      • Need to conserve grain
      • Depicted Germans as disgusting beer drinkers
      • Constitutional Amendment passed to ban alcohol.
        • Cigarette consumption increases.
    • Peacemaking
      • Fourteen Points
        • Open peace treaties
        • Freedom of the seas
        • Free trade
        • Arms reduction
        • Fair adjustment of colonial claims
        • Create a League of Nations
      • Many U.S. citizens opposed a peace plan that risked American involvement in another war.
    • Treaty of Versailles
      • “ Big Four”
      • Provisions
        • League of Nations
        • Germany held responsible
        • New nations created
        • German colonies broken up
    • The Senates response
      • Irreconcilables-thought that the U.S. should not be a member of the League under any circumstances.
      • Reservationists-accept the treaty with some changes.
        • Henry Cabot Lodge
      • Wilson went on public speaking tour
      • U.S. did NOT join the League.
    • Consequences of War
      • U.S. enters as economic and political leader of the world.
      • Bitterness and economic turmoil lead to WWII.
      • 18 th Amendment
      • 19 th Amendment
      • Strikes for higher wages