Unites States prepares for War (Americans Join the War Effort (Selective…
Unites States prepares for War
Americans Join the War Effort
Selective Service and The GI
There was 5 million soldiers that volunteered but was not enough.
Expanding the Military
The army chief of Staff General pushed for the formation of a WAAC.
Recruiting and Discrimination
For like African Americans and Native Americans created new dilemmas.
More than 300,000 Mexican Americans joined the armed forces.
A production Miracle
The Industrial Response
The Nation's automobile plants had been retooled to produce war equipment.
Their were more than 6 million female workers during the war.
Mobilization of Scientist
The OSRD spurred improvements in radar and sonar to located ships and submarines.
The Federal Government Takes Control
Roosevelt responded to this threat by creating the OPA.
Establishing fixed allotments of goods for the military.