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Rosie the Riveter was a wartime symbol of the growing role of women in
a) education
b) factories
c) the home
d) the armed forces

Which group later received an apology and money from the federal government as a result of their internment during WWII?
a) German Americans
b) Japanese Americans
c) Mexican Americans
d) Italian Americans

Paper drives, rationing of food and gasoline, and victory gardens were all elements of
a) growth of industry in the late 1800s
b) support for World War II at home
c) post-Civil War economic growth
d) New Deal relief programs

During World War II, the federal government reacted to shortages of various goods by
a) raising prices to increase consumer demand
b) rationing certain products
c) increasing imports when shortages developed
d) imposing a national sales tax

Which statement most accuratly describes how World War II affected the home front in the United States?
a) Gasoline was rationed, people planted victory gardens, and more women worked in factories
b) American homes were bombed, factories were closed, and food production declined
c) Factory production went down, women lost rights, and Americans lost jobs
d) Unemployment went up, businesses overproduced, and farms failed

Victory gardens, rationing, scrap drives, and bond drives are most closely associated with
a) home front efforts during World War II
b) McCarthyism during the Cold War
c) the antiwar movement in the 1960s
d) environmental conservation in the 1970s

Which federal policy was enacted during World War II and justified as a wartime necessity?
a) a ban on German language books
b) internment of Japanese Americans
c) exclusion of Chinese immigrants
d) adoption of the quota system of immigration

Which factor contributed to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II?
a) labor shortages during the war
b) influence of racial prejudice
c) increase in terrorist activities on the West Coast
d) fear of loss of jobs to Japanese workers

During World War II, the federal government used rationing to
a) hold down prices of military weapons
b) increase educational benefits for veterans
c) increase imports of scarce products
d) provide more resources for the military

During World War II, posters of Rosie the Riveter were used to
a) recruit women into wartime industries
b) encourage women to serve in the armed forces
c) promote women's suffrage
d) support higher education for women.

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