how did the workforce change when men went of to war during ww1?

Asked By: - 4/23/2011
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During World War I, women took over jobs such as postal workers, railroad engineers, drivers (both on and off the battlefield), crane operators, printers and even stockmen in warehouses. Women didn't take over jobs where physical labor was an issue, but those where a man's strength wasn't required became fair game for... More
Answered By: Bob M - 4/24/2011
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It didn't. The U.S. couldn't make the social adjustment that women could work as hard as men. 20 years later during WWII society made the big jump and women performed labor previously done only by men.
Answered By: ranger_co_1_75 - 4/23/2011
and it certainly did. well, with the gents off doing their soldier thing, women took over where men once stood, or sat. they built planes, armaments, ran buses, transportation and in some cases, piloted planes. ever hear of "rosie the riveter"? famous moniker, ever! it was and still is the best argument for ERA (... More
Answered By: blackjack432001 - 4/24/2011
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