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WW1 and WW2

  1. 1. By Jake Bagatella Noel Duco Surya Kalakonda William Quin
  2. 3. <ul><li>The need for a reputation </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>To fight for the mother country and to receive an identity </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>To show their loyalty to Britain </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>War on Japan and to protect itself and other neighbouring countries as well as fix up a negative reputation </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Australia’s involvement in the wars both helped and threatened Australia in many ways </li></ul>
  7. 8. The experiences of Soldiers
  8. 9. <ul><li>Won’t exactly luxury for soldiers </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Had to live in trenches </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Had to leave their families and travel in ships </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Caught many diseases </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Advances in weaponry use </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Food and ration sizes increases for working men </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Equality and mateship through tough times </li></ul>
  15. 16. The involvement of women in the wars
  16. 17. <ul><li>The stereotypical role of women changed </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Continued to have their traditional jobs </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>Many women’s organisation became active </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Organisations and wives made sure men fought in the wars </li></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>Were forced to work in many men related jobs </li></ul>
  21. 22. <ul><li>Got shipped to help with many activities associated with the war </li></ul>
  22. 23. <ul><li>Worked very close to the frontlines </li></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>Having equal rights </li></ul>
  24. 25. The issues of conscription
  25. 26. <ul><li>The issue of conscription arose by different prime ministers </li></ul>
  26. 27. <ul><li>Conscription was mainly targeted to people who did not already enlist themselves to fight </li></ul>
  27. 28. <ul><li>The idea of conscription failed 51% to 49% in it’s first attempt </li></ul>
  28. 29. <ul><li>Conscription arose in 1916 again and this time the concept was a successful </li></ul>
  29. 30. The impact of the Wars on the home front
  30. 31. <ul><li>There were shortages in the Australian population and the government had the burden to support the soldiers </li></ul>
  31. 32. There was a lot of violence and destruction
  32. 33. <ul><li>WW2 was more prepared and everyone supported the idea over WW1 </li></ul>
  33. 34. <ul><li>There was boom to the Australian economy </li></ul>
  34. 35. <ul><li>Australia started migrating and the term white Australia faded </li></ul>
  35. 36. <ul><li>It is because of these troops we are able to call ourselves a freely democratic country, that is truly young and free </li></ul>

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