A changing society, A modern World

by Ian Brooks

The attack on pearl harbor

  • December 7, 1941 The Japanese bombed pearl harbor, 1:30 Kansas time.
  • More than 2,400 Americans were killed.

World War II

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower was born in Abiline, Kansas.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower led the single biggest invasion in history.

The War Economy

  • The war created new economic opportunities in Kansas.
  • Kansas was a good place to build the countries' defense.

Winning the war at home

  • Kansas donated more scrap metal than any other state per capita.
  • Kansas donated steel, aluminum, coal, rubber, and gasoline.