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Role of women during WWI- Impact of the war on women's suffrage.
Transcript of Role of women during WWI- Impact of the war on women's suffrage.
In 1918 Wilson reluctantly approved constitutional change, and in 1920 the 19th amendment made women's suffrage the law of land. The Role of Women during WWI Impact of the war on Women's Suffrage Role of Women during WWI Women go to Work Women worked many jobs during WWI when the men were away fighting. Mainly the jobs left behind. They worked as members of the land army (farming), nurses, in munitions factories, in public transport, as police women, in post offices and making weapons. By the end of the war women were also being recruited into the armed forces as cooks, clerks, telephonists, electricians, instructors, and code experts to free up men to fight. Women at Home Before the war started women were homemakers. But with most men serving their country, women replaced their jobs. When men returned from war most women returned to what they were doing before men left. This was mainly cooking, cleaning, and looking after their children. Rotate axis and drag frames
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