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The home front

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The home front

  1. 1. The Home Front
  2. 2. After World War 2, which country emerged as the world’s dominant economic and military power. 1. USA 2. USSR 3. Great Britain 4. Germany 0% 9% 9% 0% 5. Japan 6. Texas 83% 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 USA Germany 15 16 USSR Japan 17 18 19 20 Great Britain Texas
  3. 3. What was America’s unemployment rate in 1944? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1.2 % 3.1 % 10.3 % 25 % 100% 52% 30% 13% 7 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 0% 10 0% 6 25 % 5 % 4 10 .3 0 3 3. 10 % 2 1. 20 1 % 4% 19 20
  4. 4. During the war, food production… 1. 2. 3. 4. 33% 25% 42% 0% Increased 25% Increased 50% Decreased 25% Decreased 50% 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
  5. 5. Over 6 million ________ entered the workforce. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Women African Americans Latino Americans Asian Americans Dogs 0% 100% 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 8 9 10 11 12 Women14 13 15 16 African Americans 20 17 18 19 Latino Americans Asian Americans Dogs
  6. 6. Due to population shifts, more than a million newcomers poured into _______ between 1941 and 1944. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Ohio New York Georgia California Madison 57% 30% 13% 23 24 25 26 27 10 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 on rn ia rg ia 15 ad is 22 9 M 21 8 0% al ifo 7 C 6 eo 5 G 4 Yo rk 3 ew 2 N 1 O hi o 0% 19 20
  7. 7. In order to help ease the transition of returning servicemen to civilian life, congress passed the: 1. Voters rights act 2. Neutrality acts 3. GI Bill of Rights 4. The Proclamation of 1944 5. Texas 8% 4% 79% 8% 0% 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
  8. 8. Where did racial tension lead to the deaths of 9 whites and 25 blacks in 1943? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 38% 17% 0% 46% 0% Portland New York City Madison Detroit Cleveland 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
  9. 9. Which group of people were INTERNED as a result of war hysteria in the US? 1. African Americans 2. Japanese Americans 3. Latino Americans 4. German Americans 5. Italian Americans 6. Hillybillies 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 8 9 10 0% 4% 4% 21% 71% 11 African Americans 12 13 14 15 Latino Americans Italian Americans 16 Japanese Americans 17 18 19 20 German Americans Hillybillies
  10. 10. Which group of people were INTERNED as a result of war hysteria in the US? 1. African Americans 2. Japanese Americans 3. Latino Americans 4. German Americans 5. Italian Americans 6. Hillybillies 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 8 9 10 0% 4% 4% 21% 71% 11 African Americans 12 13 14 15 Latino Americans Italian Americans 16 Japanese Americans 17 18 19 20 German Americans Hillybillies

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