Women After Ww2

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A sudden shift in the workforce occurred during and after World War two. As the war gets worse, Americans and the government gets pressured to enter the war even after implementing isolationism but when the Japanese attack the Pearl Harbor everything changes from America 's perspective. It resulted to a dramatic change in the workforce especially when women took almost all responsibilities needed to be done in the society such as taking the jobs of their husband who just left for war. World War two affected many lives around the world but for most American women it benefited them and was sort of a favor because they got a chance to display their skills to society of what they are really made of and to what they can achieve being independent …show more content…
As a result, “to keep the country going and to support the war effort, and American women were asked to help” (Coster). Furthermore, women was so willing to sacrifice themselves to support all the needs for the war because by the span of the war six million or more women are labor workers. The government made a surprising yet successful strategy to include women in the war effort. The decision paid off because it benefited many American and allied …show more content…
So they fought have equal wages and remove long hours of work (F. Miller). Watching at women skills made all companies to look at them equally when hiring them. Rosie the Riveter and almost all women “became the symbol of patriotic women who were doing what they could to help in the war effort” (Henry). Women got recognize to be capable of doing the so called men 's jobs because women worked hard to achieve equality on jobs even after knowing that their “new activities were expected to last only for the duration” (May 24) of the war. Rosie the Riveter was a symbol of how women helped the war effort and also they were the key of winning the war because they made production faster to supply the army.

In conclusion, U.S. involvement happened after the Pearl Harbor attacks. Men left home to fight war. Resulting to a shortage in the workforce. It also started a chance for women to be a part of the community by working in jobs that once they were not allowed. Rosie the Riveter meant so much in this era because it shows that women can’t be treated the same way in the past anymore. With all of that being said, this event became a vital part of history because women are not treated with respect at

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