Presentation on theme: "4.20.10. 1. Drill – In the case of national security, is it ever okay to temporarily suspend a country’s civil rights? 2. Review Executive Order 9066."— Presentation transcript:
1. Drill – In the case of national security, is it ever okay to temporarily suspend a country’s civil rights? 2. Review Executive Order 9066 – should the US government have the right to imprison citizens during war? 3. Short clip: A Rabbit in the Moon part 2 4. Homework – 648 – 651 and outline, test on Friday. Review tomorrow, game on Thursday.
I. Mobilization of Four Nations Mobilization: assembling and preparing for war Soviet Union 1943, 55% of Soviet national income went to war supplies Food and housing were scarce women’s contribution by 60% (even fought in war as snipers)
The United States Height of war production in Nov More than a million African Americans moved north and west to get industrial jobs Another million served in segregated units in the army Over 110,000 Japanese Americans were rounded up and sent to internment camps for issues of “national security.”
Germany 1942, Hitler ordered an increase in armament production and in the size of army Albert Speer was the minister of armaments and munitions in Germany – tripled production within a year Japan Super mobilized Young Japanese men became kamikazes, suicide pilots against US ships Women didn’t do much but were given the right to vote and were given legal equality in Japan in 1947.