The soldiers in Europe were starving and were in great need of more food. Wilson had encouraged and provided incentives to the American farmers to grow more grain and raise more hogs. Both of these products were essential ingredients to the diet of the European soldiers. By encouraging the farmers to grow these products, the American farmer was eventually able to meet the demand the military had for food. Not only did this help the soldiers, but it also helped support the Agriculture business in
7. What was rationed during the war? -During the war, tires, cars, bicycles, gasoline, fuel oil, kerosene, stoves, solid fuels, rubber foot wear, shoes, sugar, coffee, processed foods, meats, canned fish, cheese, canned mil, fats, and typewriters were rationed, (all at different times) 8. What were Victory Gardens? -Victory Gardens were vegetable gardens planted during the world wars to ensure an adequate food supply for civilians and troops.
Kyle 1 Mr. CHC 2D1/2D2 Tuesday June 10, 2014 Force’s with Bad Luck During world war two, Germany’s leader, Adolf Hitler, decides to break his pact with the Soviet Union and invade. This is one of the major decisions, which in time, helped Germany loose the war. It was also a factor in helping convince the Soviet Union to join the war and fight for the allies. In June 1941 after Germany had taken over most of Europe, Adolf Hitler decides to become greedy. How did Hitler invade the soviet Union, why did he invade the Soviet Union, and how does the novel “Soldier X” by Don Wulffson, describe war to what war was really like.
In Wilson's “War Message” he seems to be trying to pull at the hearts of the men of Congress and bring to light the intensity of the situation. He also seems to focus on the idea that entering the war would not be in revenge, but rather an attempt to bring the world back to a neutral state. When reading the document by W. W. Norton, you realize all the problems that Germany caused for American trading and even problems within the country itself. The document talks about how Germany had conspired with Mexico and told them that they would help in taking back Texas, New Mexico,and Arizona if Mexico agreed to take arms against the United States with Germany. Reading this you can see how entering the war was more than just a peace keeping mission as expressed by Wilson in his message to Congress.
In Our Documents by Michael Beschloss President Fraklin Roosevelt applied the right tone and words for his speech to arouse the fighting spirit of the American people in support of the war effort. He mentioned that we were ambushed deliberately with intent of war. He also pointed out that we were purposely deceived by the Japanese. Lastly He ended his speech with the loss of many American lives. The ambush that woke the nation was intent of war.
Since the propaganda became a no brainer to many Americans, Citizens immediately began to apply in the army. This event lead to a drastic turn in the war, as the Allied powers were losing the war. The U.S. began to win battles, the Allied powers began to gain the upper hand on Axis powers. After years of war, the U.S. finally avenged Japan by dropping the first atomic bomb in Hiroshima, Japan. Then dropping the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan, leading to Japan's
World War I In 1917 the United Stated had entered World War I on the allied side. American involvement in World War I began because the President and people had been persuaded by plenty of events and pressures that they could not just stand there without taking action. Alongside the fact that the Germans sunk the Lusitania and purposed the Zimmermann Telegram to Mexico to declare war with the United States, public opinion had turned against the Germans and Central Powers. Americans made a major impact in World War I in these specific areas; national economy, public attitudes, and the civili liberties. American particpation had a huge impact on national economy.
With all of the men fighting in the war many women were employed in fields that were not generally accepted as “women’s work”. Many of these jobs ranged from trade jobs to volunteering as nurses in VA hospitals, but possible the biggest mark that women made were in the munitions factories. This undoubtedly solidified the quest for women’s rights nearly thirty years earlier. The U.S. Army created a
Pearl Harbor Address December 8th, 1941 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt attempted to incite action into a nation of troubled Americans after a sudden Japanese onslaught. In his address to congress given the day after the Japanese bombings was a request for a declaration of war upon Japan. Roosevelt created a speech that was dramatic, sufficient, and to the point therefore, understandable to the nation of worried Americans. The purpose of his speech was to clearly present the details of the attack, reveal the Japanese threat along the Pacific, and to thrust America into military action, which successfully led to the United States declaring war with Japan. Throughout the United States, American citizens were still reeling from the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The Japan invaded Manchuria which violated the League of Nations and the Kellogg-Briand Pact. One of the biggest reasons WWII was sparked was because Adolf Hitler and his followers the Nazis seized power in Germany, he killed anyone who retaliated or disagreed with him, he simply had no mercy for anyone. Italy attacked Ethiopia, Japan begins a ship building program, Axis