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History of the United States II

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Question 4 of 9

Rosie the Riveter was a symbol during World War II of

  • A.

    high unemployment rates among men because corporations were allowed to pay lower wages to women

  • B.

    the class divide between the wealthy and the poor that was made worse by wartime mobilization

  • C.

    the need for women to take jobs in factories and munitions plants to maintain wartime output

  • D.

    the lack of technological advances made by the U.S. during the war, in contrast to those of Germany and Japan

  • E.

    widespread protests against large-scale importation of foreign goods and materials

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