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Chapter 11, Lesson 1, California in Wartime (pp. 250-253)

I. War in the Pacific Causes Fear

II. War Brings New Jobs and People

    A. California workers played a big part in manufacturing ships and other goods needed for the war.

    B. The President called on Henry Kaiser to help build ships. His shipyard built nearly 700 ships during the war.

    C. World War II industries opened opportunities to many women and black Americans who worked at many kinds of jobs to help the war effort.

    D. Mexican Americans found jobs after the war that were not open to them before World War II.

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