World War I
U.S. Industry, Armed Forces, and Propaganda
During the war, the industries in the U.S. boomed. Countries would buy supplies like ammunition, guns, clothing. The government began to regulate and control industry by creating agencies like the War Industries Board. They also created the Food Administration. This regulated how much food you can have and where most of the food went.
Liberty Bonds Poster
This was used to convince U.S. citizens to buy "liberty bonds" or war bonds during WWI
A Liberty Bond
This is a real picture of a "Liberty Bond".
This is a picture of a poster that promoted enlisting in the U.S. army during WWI.
The Great Migration
During World War I, African Americans began to move north to find homes and jobs. They were also trying to move away from the south. They were constantly being harassed, persecuted, and even hung for their skin color and heritage.