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Life in WW2 by Candy Garcia, Rachel palmer, Brianna Mendoza

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on 12 February 2013

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Transcript of Life in WW2 by Candy Garcia, Rachel palmer, Brianna Mendoza

Life in WW2 Job Opportunities Unemployment dropped 1.2% in 1944.
Farmers became very successful compared during the great depression because of good weather conditions.
Crop production increased by 50% and their income wage tripled The booming in job opportunities
gave women the chance to prove
they can do a mans work
6 million women entered the work force WOMEN JOIN THE FORCES Each family was given a ration book with coupons that allowed them to buy certain amount of food or clothing.
People organized themselves by not using their cars to save money. Many carpooled or rode their bicycles to work The obstacle for society Many children got used to being left at a relatives or neighbors houses' because their parents would have to leave for work every day Family Adjustment Although war had broken some families, it also helped create new ones Limiting their food Most people agreed to this system and considered it as part of their contribution to war effort Parents lost their connection with their children and teenagers drifted into being juvenile delinquents In many towns, early in the war, young couples would run off and get married before the men were shipped off to war. The marriage license went up by 300% they were able to do challenging work and get paid just as much as men People still protested for longer work hours and night shifts. Many people were able to make extra money and would spend it on buying war bands
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