Guided Research Activity Mobilizing the Home Front



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Guided Research Activity

Mobilizing the Home Front


Read Chapter 16, section 1. As you read, complete the following.
I. VocabularyDefine these terms

Gross National Product:

Inflation:

Consumer Price Index:

Bond:

Office of Civilian Defense:



Office of War Information:

War Production Board:

National, Office of Price Administration:

Concepts – complete the following outline


  1. Building National ___________

    1. The surprise attack on ___________ ended the argument between ___________, who wanted to avoid war and ___________, who wanted to enter the war.

    2. One of President Roosevelt’s many war programs, the ___________, asked citizens to contribute _________________________________.

    3. Another way farmers helped was ___________

    4. The ___________ helped keep Americans informed about the war.

    5. Three ways the media promoted national morale were







  2. Staging a ___________

    1. ___________ created the ___________ ___________ ___________ to oversee the nation’s ___________ by converting ___________ to war production.

    2. The WPB limited ___________ not essential to the ___________.

    3. Secretary of War ___________ said that “If you ___________.”

    4. ___________ doubled, with people such as ___________ cutting in half the time it took to ___________.

  3. Directing a ___________

    1. To control wages and ___________, President Roosevelt set up the ___________.

    2. To control prices, FDR set up ___________

    3. ___________, a controversial element of the war effort, limited ___________.

    4. Archie Satterfield, in The Home Front, got around rationing by ___________.

    5. With and operating budget of ___________, the US spent ___________ more on World War II than it had on ___________.

  4. ______________________ a No-Strike Pledge

    1. ___________ enforced settlements between ___________ and ___________.

    2. Although major ___________ pledged not to ___________ during the war years, when the ___________headed by ___________, were denied a ___________, they ___________ anyway.

  5. ___________ New Workers

    1. The wartime ___________ was partly filled by (how many) ___________.

    2. Women earned ___________ percent less than their male counter parts and had _______________.

Write number to show the correct order of the events below:



_____ Revenue Act passed. _____ Pearl Harbor bombed. _____ United Mine Workers strike.



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