Story Guides The War at Home
These resources describe how World War II affected Americans on the homefront. Use these resources to help students understand the challenges and opportunities the war brought to the homefront. Use the Export to My Lists button above to turn this into a research list for your students.
- What steps did the federal government take to mobilize America to enter the war?
- How did the war change the role of women in the work force? What kind of treatment did women encounter in their new roles?
- What was the Port of Chicago disaster? What was the Bracero Program? What do these incidents tell us about the treatment of minorities during this time period?
- Overview: The War at Home
- Visuals: The War at Home (Visual)
- Outlines: Outline
- Transcripts: Transcript
- Lesson: Introduction
- Lesson: 1-Wartime Governance
- Lesson: 2-Women Build an Arsenal
- Lesson: 3-Wartime Race Relations
- Lesson: Closing
- Investigate Activities: Race Relations and World War II
- Investigate Activities: Zoot Suit Riots
- Photos & Illustrations: Women's Airforce Service Pilots
- Photos & Illustrations: World War II: African-American Marines
- Reference Articles: Bracero Program
- Reference Articles: Double V Campaign
- Reference Articles: Port Chicago Disaster
- Reference Articles: Zoot Suit Riots
- Political Cartoons, Posters & Document Images: World War II poster: war bonds
- Political Cartoons, Posters & Document Images: World War II: Red Cross poster
- Political Cartoons, Posters & Document Images: World War II: U.S. propaganda poster
- Political, Government & Court Documents: Roosevelt, Franklin D.: Executive Order 8802 (1941)
"The War at Home." History Hub, ABC-CLIO, 2020, historyhub.abc-clio.com/Support/Display/2153070?cid=256. Accessed 20 Jan. 2020.
Entry ID: 2153070