Chapter 9: The First World War
Section 2: The Home Front p 328-333

Name____________________________

 

Main Idea:

To successfully fight the war, the United States government had to mobilize the entire nation

Objectives:

  • Explain how business and government cooperated during the war
  • Show how the government promoted the war
  • Describe the attacks on civil liberties that occurred
  • Summarize the social change that affected African Americans and women

 

People, places and terms:

Victory garden


espionage

 

migrate

 

draft

 

War Industries Board


National War Labor Board

 

Committee on Public Information

 

Selective Service 

Questions:

Why was the War Industries Board created?

 

How did the government finance the war?


What was the total revenue raised by bonds? What percentage of money came from taxes?

 

What point is the poster for the 2nd Liberty Loan making?


What group of people does the poster for the 3rd Liberty Loan address?


Why did Congress pass the Espionage Act in 1917?


How did the Espionage and Sedition Acts affect American Civil Liberties?


How did Congress ensure that the United States would have enough troops to serve in WWI?

What were the contributions of African Americans during the war?