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					World War II Mobilization: Preparing for War
                         Key Terms

•Selective Service and Training Act
•GI
•Office of War Mobilization
•Liberty Ship – Henry Kaiser
•War Bonds / Liberty Bonds
•Deficit Spending
•Rationing / Conservation
•Rosie the Riveter -->
                 How Did We Get Here?

•Neutrality
•Great Depression
•Pearl Harbor
•Is the U.S. ready for war?
   •What does a nation
   need to prepare for war?




                               “Let’s get ready to rumble!”
       Preparing for War – What the U.S. Needs

•Troops
   •   Selective Training and Service Act
   •   Enlistment/Recruitment
•Artillery and Supplies – Production
   •   Office of War Mobilization
   •   Liberty Ships
   •   Employment
•Financing
   •   Liberty Bonds
   •   Government Deficit
   •   Taxes
      Preparing For War – A Grassroots Effort

• Rationing
• Victory Gardens
• Recycling/Conservation
• “Loose Lips Sink Ships”
Preparing for War – Public Cooperation
          Propaganda Poster Assignment

In groups of 3-4, analyze your poster and be prepared to
report on the following:
      -Who is your poster aimed at?
      -What does your poster ask them to do?
      -How does your poster get its point across?
      -What is the significance of your poster’s issue to the
      war effort?
                      Homework

•Read chapter 18, section 1 – Mobilization
(p. 594-599)
   •CLASS CHOICE: Quiz Monday, or
   answer textbook questions

				
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