Task 8.5 Homefront

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  • Task 8.5 Homefront

    1. 1. Homefront <ul><li>Fighting the war </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Draft-work or fight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government agencies created </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Women roles changed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Propaganda </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Propaganda-enforced loyalty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Committee of Public Information , George Creel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Restrictions on immigration (xenophobia) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Espionage Act 1917 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Censorship of radical writings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sedition Act1918 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anti-socialist and anti-union </li></ul></ul></ul>
    2. 2. Homefront <ul><li>Financing the war </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Liberty Bonds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>War Industries Board - Bernard Baruck </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Raw materials, production quotas, fixed prices </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Conserve grain passage of 18 th amendment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>War Trade Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Investigated war profiteers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Board Labor Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Forced labor disputes threatening war production </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Labor Policies Board - Felix Frankfurter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Set wages and working conditions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Government instituted collective bargaining </li></ul></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Homefront <ul><li>Roles Changed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Women </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Took jobs reserved for men (400,00) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leads to 19 th Amendment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blacks and Hispanics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Took jobs from the stemmed tide of immigration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>500,00 Blacks moved north- ” The Great Migration” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Education becomes part of HS curriculum </li></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 6. Bandwagon is an appeal to the subject to follow the crowd, to join in because others are doing so as well. Glittering Generalities are words that have different positive meaning for individual subjects, but are linked to highly valued concepts Name Calling is the use of derogatory language or words that carry a negative connotation when describing an enemy Pinpointing, Simplification, Stereotyping is an attempt to simplify a complex situation by presenting one specific group or person as the enemy Transfer is an attempt to make the subject view a certain item in the same way as they view another item, to link the two in the subjects mind

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