How Did The War Affect Texas's Life On The Home Front

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Life on the home front was hard and everyone was affected by and impacted the war. The war helped Texas recover from the Great Depression. Families had to be prepared incase any enemy troops invaded Texas near towns. Civil defense units were set up to strengthen city defenses along the coast. The women couldn’t be in the army, but that didn’t stop them from supporting the troops. They nursed, made posters encouraging people to support and buy bonds, and took over everyday tasks that their husbands did while they were away fighting. Job opportunities for women opened. Many jobs were in factories, but women earned less money than men even when doing equal work. No matter how hard the women worked and supported, they still faced discrimination,

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