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The Homefront. September 16, 1940 - United States military conscription bill passed. We have the draft!. Your Number Was Called!. Marine Corps Motor Pool. USO Canteen. Betty Grable: Allied Pinup Girl. She Reminded Men What They Were Fighting For.

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The Homefront



Your Number Was Called! bill passed. We have the draft!


Marine Corps Motor Pool bill passed. We have the draft!


USO Canteen bill passed. We have the draft!


Betty Grable: Allied Pinup Girl bill passed. We have the draft!

She Reminded Men What They Were Fighting For


Fighting the Enemy on the Battlefield & bill passed. We have the draft!on the Home Front


November 5, 1940 - bill passed. We have the draft!Roosevelt re-elected as U.S. president


Working on the Assembly Line bill passed. We have the draft!


“Rosie, the Riveter” bill passed. We have the draft!


Fix that Engine! bill passed. We have the draft!


Women’s Army Air Corps bill passed. We have the draft!Pilots


Do Your Bit! bill passed. We have the draft!


Buy, Buy, Buy, Buy a Bond: bill passed. We have the draft!It Will Lead to VICTORY!


Get Your Ration Cards bill passed. We have the draft!


S..t..r..e..t..c..h That Food! bill passed. We have the draft!


Positive changes in the economy due to the war
Positive changes in the economy due to the war bill passed. We have the draft!

  • Jobs were plentiful due to mobilization of industry

  • More money to spend and save

  • Women in work force in record number

  • African Americans had more skilled job opportunities

  • GI Bill to pay for education


On the Road bill passed. We have the draft!Looking for Work


Problems caused by war
Problems caused by war bill passed. We have the draft!

  • Racial tension especially in L.A. and Detroit

  • Japanese Americans in internment camps

  • Returning veterans having difficulty finding jobs

  • More single moms



Hollywood Pitches In bill passed. We have the draft!


Bob Hope in the South Pacific bill passed. We have the draft!


Thanks, for the Memories! bill passed. We have the draft!


Office of Price Administration (OPA) bill passed. We have the draft! freezes prices, fights

inflation


Protest march against discrimination
Protest march against discrimination bill passed. We have the draft!

July 1, 1941


A. Philip Randolph bill passed. We have the draft!, head of Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters led this protest





They advanced to more skilled jobs
They advanced to more skilled jobs result of WWII?

  • More opportunities due to defense mobilization

  • The shipyards in particular hired African Americans

  • The second largest employer of African Americans was the federal government.


The manhattan project
The Manhattan result of WWII?Project

  • To disguise this ultra-secret project, the Corps created a Manhattan Engineer District, with a headquarters initially based in New York City.

  • Most work done at Los Alamos, New Mexico

  • “Gadget” (Trinity) on July 16, 1945


Trinity july 16 1945
“Trinity” result of WWII?July 16, 1945


Robert j oppenheimer
Robert J. Oppenheimer result of WWII?

When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and you argue about what to do about it only after you have had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.

The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country.


The manhattan project success
The Manhattan Project Success result of WWII?

  • Two atomic bombs were made, “Little Boy” and “Fat Man.”

  • Scientists at Los Alamos were not fully confident in the “Fat Man” bomb.

  • Bombs designed to create an accurate and symmetrical implosion.


Fat man and little boy
Fat Man and result of WWII?Little Boy

“Fat Man”

“Little Boy”


Debate over the bomb american support
Debate over the Bomb: result of WWII?American Support

  • Americans were suffering many casualties and the Japanese were showing no signs of possible negotiation.

  • A cease fire was non-negotiable.

  • If the United States dropped the atomic bomb, surrender and peace would probably occur.



He believed it would save American lives result of WWII?

Harry Truman became president on April 12, 1945 when FDR died. He is known for the saying “The buck stops here.”



The mushroom cloud
The Mushroom Cloud result of WWII?

  • 8:15 AM, “The Little Boy” was dropped over the center of Hiroshima

  • It exploded about 2,000 ft. above the city and had a blast the equivalent to 13 kilotons of TNT.

  • Due to radiation, approximately 152,437 additional people have died.


Formal warning to japan
Formal Warning result of WWII?to Japan

  • On August 10, 1945 thousands of leaflets were dropped over the city of Nagasaki

The leaflets called for a petition to the Emperor of Japan to stop the war and agree to thirteen consequences of an honorable surrender.

The leaflets called for a petition to the Emperor of Japan to stop the war and agree to thirteen consequences of an honorable surrender.

Sample Leaflet


WW II Memorial in Washington, DC result of WWII?

Dedicated on April 29, 2004


That result of WWII?’s all folks!

Sources:

http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/timeline/ww2time.htm

www.history.net

http://wars.pppst.com/ww2.html

www.Wikipedia.com (images)


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