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1940 law requiring all males aged 21 to 36 to register for military service
Selective Training and Service Act
Term used for American soldiers in WWII, derived from the term "Government Issue"
GI
Federal agency formed to coordinate issues related to war production during WWII
Office of War Mobilization
A type of large, sturdy merchant ship built in WWII
Liberty ship
A home vegetable garden created to boost food production during WWII
Victory garden
How did WWII end the Depression?
The economy grew becuase of the mass production of goods we supplied to the Allied forces.
What changes did American busissness make at the start of the war?
They stopped making consumer goods and instead produced weapons and other wartime goods.