hist 10 :: reading summary 8 (due wed, oct 21)
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  1. What was a "victory garden," how many "victory gardens" were planted in the U.S. during WWII, and what percentage of all vegetables grown in the U.S. during WWI came from "victory gardens?" (HINT: look up victory gardens at Wikipedia)
  2. What was the term used to describe women who worked in the defense industry during WWII? What percentage of women were in the U.S. labor force (1) before WWII and (2) during WWII?
  3. What was Executive Order 9066? Provide details to explain the impact Executive Order 9066 had on people of Japanese ancestry living in the U.S. at the start of WWII.
  4. From the article, briefly describe the effect of WWII on one aspect of American life.

Total points for this reading summary:

100 points