Standard of living in America during the war (up or down)

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Unemployment
Down- by 1943 there was full employment
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Divorce rate
Up- Strain on relationship
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Cinema attendance
Up- offered an escape
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Tank Production
Up- 86,000 built during war
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Prices
Up
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Wages
Up- they could go wherever paid the most
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Attendance to racecourses
Down- shut to save fuel
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GNP
Up- more produced
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Presidential power
Up- war powers act- conscription
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Child Labour
Up- More people left school to work
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Birth Rate
Up- greater financial security
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Working hours
Up- So much work-overtime
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Agricultural profits
Up- producing for allies
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Consumer purchasing power
Up- they had more money
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Rubber Imports
Down- Japan takes over Philippines
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Personal Savings
Up- if you can't buy anything
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Sale of new cars
Down- Cars were not being produced
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Expenditure on books
Up- type of escape
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Juvenile Delinquency
Up- absence of fathers
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Trade union membership
Up
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Up- Strain on relationship

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Divorce rate

Card 3

Front

Up- offered an escape

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Card 4

Front

Up- 86,000 built during war

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Card 5

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Up

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