Who is PHILIP RANDOLPH?
an African - American labor leader
What was the WAR PRODUCTION BOARD?
organization responsible for factories producing war goods
What was RATIONING?
families receiving a certain amount of an item
Who was ROSIE THE RIVETER?
image of a strong woman hard at work at an arms factory
What was the BRACERO PROGRAM?
government hiring of Mexicans to do much needed work
What was JAPANESE - AMERICAN INTERNMENT?
removal of Japanese and Japanese - Americans from the Pacific coast
What were the NISEI?
Japanese - American born in the US
What is the GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCT?
total value of all goods and services produced by a nation in a given year
What was EXECUTIVE ORDER #8802?
outlawed job discrimination in defense industries working for the federal government
What was MANZANAR?
the famous Japanese - American internment camp
What was the MARSHALL PLAN?
programs to help boost the economies of Europe
What was the G.I. BILL OF RIGHTS?
law that provided educational and economic help to veterans
What were the NUREMBERG TRIALS?
a trial of Nazi leaders after WWII for crimes against humanity
What is the UNITED NATIONS?
new peacekeeping body similar to the League of Nations
What was the COLD WAR?
a conflict between the U. S. and the Soviet Union which never actually turned into war but just the threat of war