Impact Of WWI

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When was the War Revenue Act?
1917
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What percentage was top rate tax because of the War Revenue Act?
67%
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When were the Espionage and Sedition acts?
1917 and 1918
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What did the acts make it illegal to do?
Criticise the government and harm the war effort
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What did the National War Labor Board help do?
Strengthen trade unions
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Revenue from tax increased from $809m to....
$3.6b
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By what percentage did agricultural exports increase?
300%
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By what percentage did industrial production increase by?
39%
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How many troops needed to be supplied by the end of the war?
3 million
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Why could the US expand into GB's export market?
Damaged trade links
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The US replaced which country as the world's largest creditor nation?
GB
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How much did GB spend per day on US goods by 1916?
$10m/day
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By what percentage did US national debt increase by?
658%
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How much was the national debt?
$27 billion
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How much did the US spend on WWI?
$31.2 billion
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When was the 19th Amendment and what did it mean?
1920 -> women gained the right to vote due to their war efforts
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How many US soldiers died in WWI?
112,500 (half due to disease)
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What acts meant that people had less freedom of speech?
Espionage Act 1917 and Sedition Act 1918
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When did the KKK reform?
1915
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What sinking led to strengthened racism towards Germans?
Lusitania 1915
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Which act targeted German brewers?
Lever Act 1917
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What did the acts make it illegal to do?

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