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The American Home Front During WWI

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The hard work that women undertook during World War I in the workforce was rewarded with:

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1. During World War I, anti-immigration hysteria was largely directed towards:

2. During World War I, the civil liberties of citizens were also denied in large part with the passage of the:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

World War I was, at the time, the largest and deadliest war the world had ever seen. But America's participation was not merely in the form of soldiers sent to the battlefield. The American home front was also a crucial aspect of the country's war effort. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of how the American home front assisted U.S. efforts in World War I. Some things you'll be assessed on include the role of women in the home front, anti-immigration prejudices, and the passage of specific legislation related to the war effort.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The effects of women's participation in the war effort
  • Anti-immigration hysteria and to whom it was directed
  • War-time legislation and its effect on civil liberties
  • The war's effect on jobs and migration
  • How the United States gained support for the war effort

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the American home front during World War I
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related U.S. history lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the effects of the home front on the war effort, and the war's effects on American citizens

Additional Learning

To learn more about World War I, review the accompanying lesson The American Home Front During WWI. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Role of the Four-Minute Men
  • Impact of the 19th Amendment
  • How the war created anti-immigrant sentiments
  • How war-inspired legislation affected American civil liberties
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