Emerging from world war ii as the most powerful economic power on earth, the united states changed its foreign policy dramatically it took the lead in founding the united nations it invested billions of dollars through the marshall plan to help strengthen war-devastated european democracies. Women's lives changed in many ways during world war ii as with most wars, many women found their roles and opportunities—and responsibilities—expanded as doris weatherford wrote, war holds many ironies, and among them is its liberating effect on women but the war also results in the. This impact will never be forgotten and times continue to change for more equality among men and women in the greatest country in the world, the united states of america home front during world war ii. How world war ii changed the way americans ate shortages had barely made any impact on american meals two-thirds of the women surveyed asserted that their diet had changed very little since. Women have served in military conflicts since the american revolution, but world war ii was the first time that women served in the united states military in an official capacity although women traditionally were excluded from military service and their participation in the armed forces was not promoted at the outset of world war ii, it soon.
World war i slowed the flow of european immigrants into the united states at the same time that it increased the need for industrial workers in the northeast and midwest to help fill the void, previously segregated factories began hiring african americans from the rural south over the course of. United states home front during world war ii the lives of mexican american women on the world war ii home front the impact of the second world war indiana. Commentary and archival information about world war ii (1939-1945) from the new york times municipalities throughout the united states, with little or inadequate planning under way to cope. Tupperware targeted women who were interested in working, tupperware, inc during the second world war, women proved that they could do men's work, and do it well with men away to serve in the.
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