World War II:The AmericanHome Front
Evaluate the impact ofwar mobilization on thehome front, includingconsumer sacrifices, therole of women andminorities in t...
Japan Attacks Pearl HarborDecember 7, 1941
The Situation: 1941The Allies The Axis NeutralOccupiedWAR
TOTAL
ThisMeansYOU
• Americanwomencontributed tothe war effort byworking inmunitionsfactories.So…YOUREspecially you ladies…
• Americanwomencontributed tothe war effort byworking inmunitionsfactories.YOUR
• Americanwomencontributed tothe war effort byworking inmunitionsfactories.JUST
THE WARECONOMYGovernmentRegulation of:• Production• Pricing• Rationing
War Production BoardPeacetimeindustriesconverted towar production
ROSIEthe RiveterSymbolic ofFemaleMunitionsWorkers
FDR’s Executive Order 8802 prohibited racialdiscrimination in the defense production industry.
Office of PriceAdministrationGovernment-controlledPrice Ceilings
PatrioticDuty
RATIONING
Ration Stamps
Ration Stamps
Office of War MobilizationCoordinated allgovernment war-related agenciesJames F. Byrnes Room(Clemson University)James F. B...
Still from You’re A Sap, Mr. Jap (1942)LINK
Japanese-AmericanInternment
Internment CampsFormer horse stalls converted for temporary occupationby Japanese American internees at Tanforan AssemblyC...
Korematsu v. United StatesFred Korematsu Internment ofJapanese-AmericansDOES NOT violatethe Constitution.
Korematsu v. United StatesJustice Hugo Black, a formerKlan member, delivered theopinion of the Court.
President Reagan signs the Civil Liberties Act of 1988Better Late Than NeverREPARATIONS
In a Nutshell…SHUT UPPRODUCESACRIFICEHATEPhoto by ekurvine
The American Home Front (WWII)
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The American Home Front (WWII)
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The American Home Front (WWII)
The American Home Front (WWII)
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    1. 1. World War II:The AmericanHome Front
    2. 2. Evaluate the impact ofwar mobilization on thehome front, includingconsumer sacrifices, therole of women andminorities in theworkforce, and limits onindividual rights thatresulted in the internmentof Japanese Americans.
    3. 3. Japan Attacks Pearl HarborDecember 7, 1941
    4. 4. The Situation: 1941The Allies The Axis NeutralOccupiedWAR
    5. 5. TOTAL
    6. 6. ThisMeansYOU
    7. 7. • Americanwomencontributed tothe war effort byworking inmunitionsfactories.So…YOUREspecially you ladies…
    8. 8. • Americanwomencontributed tothe war effort byworking inmunitionsfactories.YOUR
    9. 9. • Americanwomencontributed tothe war effort byworking inmunitionsfactories.JUST
    10. 10. THE WARECONOMYGovernmentRegulation of:• Production• Pricing• Rationing
    11. 11. War Production BoardPeacetimeindustriesconverted towar production
    12. 12. ROSIEthe RiveterSymbolic ofFemaleMunitionsWorkers
    13. 13. FDR’s Executive Order 8802 prohibited racialdiscrimination in the defense production industry.
    14. 14. Office of PriceAdministrationGovernment-controlledPrice Ceilings
    15. 15. PatrioticDuty
    16. 16. RATIONING
    17. 17. Ration Stamps
    18. 18. Ration Stamps
    19. 19. Office of War MobilizationCoordinated allgovernment war-related agenciesJames F. Byrnes Room(Clemson University)James F. Byrnes (SC)“Assistant President”
    20. 20. Still from You’re A Sap, Mr. Jap (1942)LINK
    21. 21. Japanese-AmericanInternment
    22. 22. Internment CampsFormer horse stalls converted for temporary occupationby Japanese American internees at Tanforan AssemblyCenter, San Bruno, California, 1942 (Wikipedia)
    23. 23. Korematsu v. United StatesFred Korematsu Internment ofJapanese-AmericansDOES NOT violatethe Constitution.
    24. 24. Korematsu v. United StatesJustice Hugo Black, a formerKlan member, delivered theopinion of the Court.
    25. 25. President Reagan signs the Civil Liberties Act of 1988Better Late Than NeverREPARATIONS
    26. 26. In a Nutshell…SHUT UPPRODUCESACRIFICEHATEPhoto by ekurvine

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