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On the Homefront What did workers gain with passing of the National War Labor Board? (p. 684) * 8 hour work day * extra pay for overtime * equal pay for women * right to form unions This ENSURED the production of war materials.
How did America help pay for the war? (p. 684) Sold Liberty Bonds & raised taxes
What did the Food Administration encourage Americans to do that would limit the use of supplies? Ration Slogans: –Wheatless Mondays –Meatless Tuesdays –Porkless Thursdays
The Espionage Act provided stiff penalties for spying. Both the Sabotage Act & Sedition Act both made it illegal to say, print, or write anything negative about the government. (p.686)
Searching for Peace Wilsons plan for peace was called the Fourteen Points. (p. 689) Name five major points from his plan. (p. 689 & 993) * Free Trade * Freedom of the Seas *End Secret Treaties *Reduce & limit arms (weapons) *Peaceful settlement of disputes over colonies
What was the point of the League of Nations? (p. 689) To preserve peace; to prevent future wars.
Who were the Big Four? USA – President Wilson Great Britain – Prime Minister George France – Premier Clemenceau Italy – Prime Minister Orlando
The final treaty was called the Treaty of Versailles. (p. 690) List four main points of the treaty: (p. 690) 1.Germany must accept responsibility 2.Germany had to pay damages 3.Germany must disarm 4.Germany must give up all over-seas territories & parts of Europe