THE HOMEFRONT. Ways Americans helped win the War…. Economic Resources. Military Resources. Human Resources. Women in the War. In the past, women really did not played a role in war at all. WWII played a part in advancing the role of women both at work and in the military
Rationing was used to maintain a supply of essential products for the war effort.
E.g. gasoline, metals, plastics, heating oil, etc…
War Bonds and an Income tax were used to finance the War
Businesses were changes for wartime production
E.g. Car manufacturing = Tank manufacturing
The Draft was used to provide Military support
Women and Minorities = Factory workers
Migrated to cities to find jobs in war plants
Victory in War
Equality at Home
Why did we pick on the Japanese?
What did we think they were doing?
Censorship of reporting the war