Ww2 Social And Economic Changes

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How Social and Economic Changes were effected by World War II shape American modern life?
The World War created a great deal of changes for everyday life of an American citizen. American people faced losses and had to learn how to start over. It brought changes from the social and economic standpoint of things. Crazy to think that
Americans lifestyle would change just because of a war that lasted almost seven years. Let’s now look at the major differences that the war had struck on the people of the United States.
World War II brought difficulties in the economic side of things. When the war ended, reduction in the consumption meant that less jobs for the people. Additionally, Americans’ were unemployable because of jobs not being
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The social effects that it brought to the American people is tremendous. First off, African Americans served in the war and was still receiving racist remarks. However, the NAACP went from having 50,000 supporters to 500,000. When World War II was happening, women could do labor work when the men were on the battlefield. For example, they became nurses, farmers, and even got work in factories. After the war, women got to keep their jobs unlike they did when world war one ended. Another thing that helped was that Americans assisted on modernizing the islands communication system by instilling cables, made various health services available, and the cultural side of things got better as well.2 New inventions rose a lot because it created opportunities for people. For example, minorities got to play in sports, music and drama impacted many people; fashion improvements even though they had to ration on wool and other fabrics needed for clothing. It brought people more close even though they were faced with complications, they still got to create more opportunities for themselves because they had to basically start from…show more content…
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January 30, 2017
American History II research paper
Briana Fields
January 30, 2017
American History II research paper
Briana Fields
January 30, 2017
American History II research paper

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