Most wartime mobilization agencies relied on _____ to prepare the economy for the war.
A) congressional legislation
B) voluntary compliance
C) presidential edict
D) court decisions
E) business trade organizations
Congress's passage of the Sheppard-Towner Maternity Act demonstrated that the federal government
A) was beginning to address the issue of equal treatment of mothers in the workplace.
B) was prepared to take substantial steps toward federally funded child care.
C) was indifferent to mothers working outside the home and providing maternal and infant health care.
D) supported pregnancy and maternity leave benefits for women
E) was willing to benefit and support women primarily in their role as mothers.
After the conclusion of World War I, most women who worked
A) soon gave up their war jobs.
B) kept their war jobs after the war.
C) pursued advancement jobs in their jobs in wartime industries.
D) gave up their traditional role as mothers.
E) None of these choices are correct.
Despite reluctance by both the president and Congress, the United States resorted to forced conscription in 1917 because
A) there was no other way to raise the huge numbers of American army servicemen efficiently that would need?to be sent to Europe.
B) it was the most effective way to destroy opposition to the war.
C) all the Allied and Central powers had already instituted the draft.
D) the early American volunteers for the war proved to lack discipline, bravery, and competence.
E) the U.S. government was unwilling to accept women into the armed forces.