Rosie The Riveter Analysis

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It was 1941 and it was wartime for America. 16 million Americans left their jobs and homes for blood shed and battle. Because many Americans left their jobs, factories and shop could not produce as fast. The women were the only hope. The cultural division of labor by sex was going to come to an end. Before the war, mostly every woman was at home cleaning cooking, and caring for children. That all changed when America went to war. The government decided to do a propaganda campaign to sell the importance of war effort and to lure women in. Thus, Rosie the Riveter was born. They promoted the women of “Rosie the Riveter” as the ideal woman worker: loyal, efficient, patriotic, hardworking, tough, and pretty. Norman Rockwell’s image on the cover
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