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Labor Lessons: Assessment 3

U.S. Labor Goes To War

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Labor Assessment 3:

Women Workers in Ten War Production Areas: Major Findings - Found on Pg. 1

  1. Explain the 3 major findings about women labor during the war. "Prewar Employment Status -pg. 3"
  2. Which 2 jobs were primarily being done by women prior to Dec. 7, 1941?

Appendix B, Table II.1 - Found on Pg. 35
Appendix B, Table I.1 - Found on Pg. 29

  1. Using Appendix B table I, name the following areas in which women's employment doubled or more than doubled from 1940-1945.
  2. Analyze Appendix B, Table II. Create a hypothesis about the changes in industries and occupations during the war years as they relate to women.