U.S. prepares for war. (Americans join the war effort. (Selective service…
U.S. prepares for war.
Americans join the war effort.
Selective service and the GI
5 million soldiers volunteered.
Expanding the military.
The army chief of staff general george marshall pushed for the formation of the WACC
Recruiting and Discrimination.
african americans and native americans created new dilemmas.
300,000 Mexican Americans joined the armed forces.
A production miracle.
The industrial Response.
Automobile plants retooled and began to build war equipment
6 million females were given jobs.
Mobilization of scientist .
The atomic bomb was invented in 1941.
The federal government
The higher taxes reduced consumer demand on scarce goods by leaving work with less to spend.
Rationing was used to save supplies for the military.