Franklin D. Roosevelt

Great Leader of the United States

End of Depression/ Beginning of War

Created/Started: The New Deal, The Executive Reorganization Act of 1939, War Resources Board, Office for Emergency Management, National Defense Advisory Commission, Office of Production Management.

War Bonds and Rationing

War bonds were sold as a way to decrease inflation. Rationing happened as a way for the government to control supply and demand.


At first, people were only drafted, but in 1943 the military started asking for volunteers.

Victory Gardens

Families grew gardens at home to help prevent a food shortage.

Office of War Information

The office was created to organize information about the war and distribute war propaganda.