Flashcards in TEST #6 Deck (12)
Liberty Loan Act
We borrow 5 billion dollars and loan 3 billion to England and France
When do we send troops into Europe?
How many troops are sent in 1917?
14,500 led by Persching who realizes England can't do it alone
Selective Service Act
May 1917- if you were 21-30 and male, you had to register
Council of National Defense
1916- oversees other war boards
US Shipping Board
wanted by the Council of National Defense to build 130 ships a month (40 metal, 90 wooden)
Food Administration Act
Headed by Herbert Hoover, it had the goal of increasing production and reducing intake
What days did the Food Administration make ____less days?
Americans were told to grow their own gardens for food so more food could be sent to troops