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  1. - War industries board: Set production priorities and established centralized control over raw materials and prices.
    - Food Administration: Encourage Americans households to eat less meat and bread so that more food could be shipped abroad for the French and British troops.
    - Fuel Administration: directed efforts to save coal. Nonessential factories were closed, and daylight savings time went into effect for the first time.
    - National War Labor Board: Helped arbitrate disputes between workers and employers. Labor won concessions during the war that had earlier been denied. Wages rose, the 8 hour day was more common, and union membership increased.
  2. - Germany's one hope for challenging British power at sea lay with a new naval weapon, the submarine.
    - Germany answered the British blockade by announcing a blockade of its own and warned that ships attempting to enter the "war zone" risked being sunk on sight by German submarines
  3. - There was widespread unhappiness with the peace process an also growing fears of socialism fueled by the Communist takeover in Russia and labor unrest at home.
  4. - A series of unexplained bombings caused Attorney Generals A. Mitchell Palmer to establish a special office under J. Edgar Hoover to gather information on radicals.
    - Ordered mass arrests of anarchists, Socialists, and labor agitators.

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  1. Fourteen Points- War industries board: Set production priorities and established centralized control over raw materials and prices.
    - Food Administration: Encourage Americans households to eat less meat and bread so that more food could be shipped abroad for the French and British troops.
    - Fuel Administration: directed efforts to save coal. Nonessential factories were closed, and daylight savings time went into effect for the first time.
    - National War Labor Board: Helped arbitrate disputes between workers and employers. Labor won concessions during the war that had earlier been denied. Wages rose, the 8 hour day was more common, and union membership increased.

          

  2. Reservationists- Torpedoing and sinking of a British passenger liner.
    - Most of the passengers drowned, including 128 Americans.
    - Wilson responded by sending Germany a strongly worded diplomatic message warning that Germany would be held to "strict accountability" if it continued its policy of sinking unarmed ships.

          

  3. Sussex pledge- There was widespread unhappiness with the peace process an also growing fears of socialism fueled by the Communist takeover in Russia and labor unrest at home.

          

  4. Lusitania- There was widespread unhappiness with the peace process an also growing fears of socialism fueled by the Communist takeover in Russia and labor unrest at home.

          

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