Home Front in the South (Americans at War: The Civil War by Diane Smolinski

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Published by Tandem Library .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • History - United States/Civil War,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - History - General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction

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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL9821988M
ISBN 100613926676
ISBN 109780613926676

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Part One. The impact of the war on the home front affected both sides because this was a war fought on American soil.

Once the war was over, the economy and population of the North began to recover. The South, however, faced deprivation and struggles for years to come. "Home Front is Hannah's crowning achievement." —The Huffington Post In this powerhouse of a novel, Kristin Hannah explores the intimate landscape of a troubled marriage with this provocative and timely portrait of a husband and wife, in love and at war.

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CIVIL RIGHTS PROTESTS African Americans made some progress on the home front. During the war, thousands of African Americans left the South. The major-ity moved to the Midwest, where better jobs could be found.

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by Jo copes as competently at home, raising two daughters, Betsy and Lulu, while trying to dismiss her husband Michael’s increasing emotional distance. Overview. " Home Front is Hannah's crowning achievement." —The Huffington Post.

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But the South did not produce much wool and the Northern blockade prevented much wool from being imported from abroad. People all over the South donated their woolens to the cause. Soon families at home were cutting blankets out of carpets. Almost all the shoes worn in the South were manufactured in the North.

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The United States home front during World War II supported the war effort in many ways, including a wide range of volunteer efforts and submitting to government-managed rationing and price was a general feeling of agreement that the sacrifices were for the national good during the war.

American Civil War - American Civil War - The Southern home front: By the war was taking a clear toll on the civilians of both sides. The Union had the Copperheads. Labour shortages and inflation also complicated life for Northerners, though on the whole the economy boomed in the North during the war.

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In the prologue of Home Front, we see Jolene’s early life and the incident that leads up to her parents’ deaths. How does this scene lay the groundwork for her personality and her choices in the remainder of the book.

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After the December 7, Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, the U.S. was thrust into World War II (), dramatically altering the social and economic lives of. A companion volume to a collaborative exhibition organized by the Newberry Library and the Terra Foundation for American Art, Home Front is the first book to expose the visual culture of a world far removed from the horror of war yet intimately bound to it.

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Discuss the contributions of civilians on the home front, especially women, to the war effort African Americans moved out of the rural South into northern or West Coast cities to provide the muscle and skill to build the machines of war.

Building on earlier waves of African American migration after the Civil War and during World War I, the. Kimble examines the U.S. Treasury’s eight war bond drives that raised over $ billion—the largest single domestic propaganda campaign known to that time.

The campaign enlisted such figures as Judy Garland, Norman Rockwell, Irving Berlin, and Donald Duck to cultivate national morale and convince Americans to buy war bonds. The Home Front. The brunt of the war’s damage occurred far from United States soil, but Americans at home were still greatly affected by the war.

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No matter their perspective or what they choose to make of this new work, scholars of the Civil War South will need to engage with the destabilization of the battlefront / home front boundary. Created in by Clara Barton, the American Red Cross was an organization that was already well established before the war began.

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Without trial and without due process, the United States government locked up nearly all of those citizens and longtime residents who were of Japanese descent during World War II. Ten concentration camps were set up across the country to confine overinmates.

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The war brought immediate, life-changing shifts: the rationing of meat, dairy products, and sugar; an .

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