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  1. The Great War-The Homefront • Industrial Mobilization • Organized Labor • Propaganda • Espionage and Sedition Acts • Wartime Reform

  2. War Administration • War Industries Board • Fuel Administration • War Trade Board • Shipping Board • US Railroad Administration • Food Administration

  3. Food Administration HeadHerbert Hoover

  4. Labor Gains during the War

  5. Labor Gains during the War • Real income for labor rose by 20%

  6. Labor Gains during the War • Real income for labor rose by 20% • Decrease in working hours

  7. Labor Gains during the War • Real income for labor rose by 20% • Decrease in working hours • AFL increases membership from 2.7 million to 4 million during the War

  8. Propaganda Posters

  9. Propaganda Posters

  10. Wartime Patriot Acts

  11. Wartime Patriot Acts • June 1917- Espionage Act

  12. Wartime Patriot Acts • June 1917- Espionage Act • 1918- The Sedition Act

  13. Wartime Reform

  14. Wartime Reform • 18th Amendment- Prohibition: 1919

  15. Wartime Reform • 18th Amendment- Prohibition: 1919 • 19th Amendment- Women’s Suffrage: 1920