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1

Liberty Loan Act

We borrow 5 billion dollars and loan 3 billion to England and France

2

When do we send troops into Europe?

1917

3

How many troops are sent in 1917?

14,500 led by Persching who realizes England can't do it alone

4

Selective Service Act

May 1917- if you were 21-30 and male, you had to register

5

Council of National Defense

1916- oversees other war boards

6

US Shipping Board

wanted by the Council of National Defense to build 130 ships a month (40 metal, 90 wooden)

7

Food Administration Act

Headed by Herbert Hoover, it had the goal of increasing production and reducing intake

8

What days did the Food Administration make ____less days?

Meatless Tuesday
Wheatless Wednesday
Porkless Saturday

9

Sauerkraut

victory cabbage

10

Hamburgers

salisbury steak

11

Victory Gardens

Americans were told to grow their own gardens for food so more food could be sent to troops

12

What was a main issue of the war?

Money