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How Much Do You Know About the American Homefront During WWII?
by Heather Cahill
Scholastic

The American Homefront worked hard to help its men and country to succeed during World War II.

The hard work paid off, as the Allies won the war against the Axis. The people back home took care of not only the men overseas but also themselves and their children. It was a time of mixed emotions and new opportunities. It was a new way of life for the American people.

Do you know how the people on the homefront got their news? What about the songs that helped them feel motivated to win the war? Maybe you even know a little bit about the propaganda? The American people back home were courageous and they did their part to help out.

Do you know how and where the people back home lived? What about who filled the large number of vacancies that companies in America faced? Do you have knowledge of civil rights during this time? The war changed life in America significantly, but the American people found a way to adapt to the changing country.

This is it for true experts on the American homefront during WWII! You know how they lived, how they worked and how they helped to win the war. Now take the quiz to see your score!

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