USA and the War (True and False) Part 1

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Presidential Powers decreased during the war
False- He used the War Powers Act, which gave him immence power
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The Governement closed bars and nightclubs at midnight
True- Conserving petrol and increasing efficiency
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More Americans were expected to pay taxes
True- Need to pay for war. 1939- 4 million paid, end of war 43 million
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The amount generated by personal income tax doubled
False- It multipled by 20
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The main cost of the war had to be funded by borrowing
True- Borrowing through people
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By June 1946 the National debt had grown to 129% of the GNP
True
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Ordinary people lent the government money through War Bonds
True
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Unemployment increased between 1941- 1944
Full employment= 1945
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70% of manufactured goods were produced by 100 corporations
True
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Small firms benefitted most during the war
False- Large firms took over the market
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The government was happy to let business make profits
True
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The government brought in legislation to stop trusts developing
False
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True- Conserving petrol and increasing efficiency

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The Governement closed bars and nightclubs at midnight

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True- Need to pay for war. 1939- 4 million paid, end of war 43 million

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Card 4

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False- It multipled by 20

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Card 5

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True- Borrowing through people

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