US mobilization

What helped make our nation's industry and workforce.

Selective Service Act

The selective service act is also known as the draft. It was founded to build our military. You were selected to join the servie if needed by our armed forces.

Committe on Public Information

The committe on public information censored US news and implemented a program of propoganda in the US.

Food Administration

The food administration was set up to conserve food in America. Americans were urged to grow "victory gardens" and to eat meatless and wheatless meals.

War Industries Board

Production of weapons became huge in the US, manufacturing in American increased by 150%.

Effects of the War


-New opportunities

-Filled jobs vacated by man

-Made weapons, doctors, nurses, ect.

African Americans:

-Great Migration to the North

-Detroit- auto factories

-Northeast- industrial towns