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The US Mobilizes for War


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The US Mobilizes for War

  1. 1. Which agreement would have been unpopular with the gentleman speaking in the cartoon?
  2. 2. Mobilizing for Defense: Image Analysis <ul><li>Give a brief description of the image. (5 W’s) </li></ul><ul><li>Using your homework chart to help you, explain how this image is representative of the United States’ mobilization for war. </li></ul><ul><li>What clues in the image helped you relate it to your chart? </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare to share your analysis with the class. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Selective Service “ I wanted to be a hero, let’s face it. I was havin’ trouble in school…The war’d been goin’ on for two years. I didn’t wanna miss it… I was an American. I was seventeen.” ~Roger Tuttrup
  4. 4. Women “ There are innumerable duties now being performed by soldiers that can be done better by women.” ~ Army Chief of Staff George Marshall
  5. 5. George Marshall
  6. 6. Minorities Face a Dilemma “ Why die for democracy for some foreign country when we don’t even have it here?” – editorial in an African American newspaper “ Just carve on my tombstone, ‘Here lies a black man killed fighting a yellow man for the protection of a white man.” - African American upon receiving his draft notice
  7. 7. A. Philip Randolph
  8. 8. Manufacturing/War Production Board
  9. 9. Office of Scientific Research and Development
  10. 10. Entertainment
  11. 11. Office of Price Administration
  12. 12. Rationing
  13. 13. Nisei
  14. 14. WWII: Dogs of War LIFE Magazine
  15. 15. RAFTing through the Homefront during WWII!! Experiences during WWII Conversation Granddaughter Judith Cohen Life on the homefront for women during WWII Diary entry Diary Woman living during WWII How the code talkers will help defeat the Japanese Rap Japanese Soldier Navajo Code Talker Trying to convince him and the courts to grant you and others reparations. Letter President Bill Clinton Seventy year old survivor of Japanese internment camp Detroit Race Riots Newscast live from the scene US citizens World New Reporter Conditions of African Americans on the homefront in WWII Voicemail FDR A. Philip Randolph The tensions between the sailors and Mexicans in CA Dialogue- Street fight (verbal, not physical) US Sailor Zoot Suiter Steagles Inside the NFL Philadelphia fans Sports reporter The importance of baseball during WWII Radio Advertisement US citizens Radio Announcer TOPIC FORMAT AUDIENCE ROLE