Describe three ways that America's involvement in WWII helped people at home?

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Employment was the main way that World War II helped people here at home. There no longer was an unemployment problem in the United States. Previously, because of the Great Depression, the United States had a very low unemployment rate. Many people were not employed and could not even put food on the table. Life was very hard.

When WWII began, a great deal of men were sent overseas to fight in the war. This opened up jobs for everyone still here, including women. Women generally did not work during this time period but the war changed all of this. They had a new role and that was going to work everyday and earning a paycheck. Women earned a lot of respect because of this.

 

 

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Here are a few ways that America's involvement in World War II helped people at home:

  1. It ended the Great Depression.  The Great Depression had really devastated the American economy and it was really a good thing for the US to be pulled out of that terrible. time.
  2. It brought the GI Bill into existence.  The GI Bill helped a lot of people go to college and buy their own houses.  This was a major benefit to the economy after the war.
  3. It created new technologies like, for example, large airplanes and radar.  These would eventually help Americans be able to travel by air.
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