Conservation and regulation in the United States during the world war
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Conservation and regulation in the United States during the world war an outline for a course of lectures to be given in higher educational institutions by Charles Richard Van Hise

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Food supply -- United States.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Food supply -- United States.

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Statementprepared for the United States Food Administration, Washington, D.C., by Charles R. Van Hise.
ContributionsUnited States. Food Administration.
LC ClassificationsHC106.2 .V3
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6602473M
LC Control Number17026833

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Conservation in the United States can be traced back to the 19th century with the formation of the first National Park. Conservation generally refers to the act of consciously and efficiently using land and/or its natural resources. This can be in the form of setting aside tracts of land for protection from hunting or urban development, or it can take the form of using less resources . With the onset of World War II, numerous challenges confronted the American people. The government found it necessary to ration food, gas, and even clothing during that time. Americans were asked to conserve on everything. With not a single person unaffected by the war, rationing meant sacrifices for all. In the spring of , the Food. British Shopkeeper cancelling coupons. April United States Office of War Information, Overseas Picture Division. In Britain, during the First World War, to , queues for food had become dangerously long. A Ministry of Food was created to . During the duration that the United States entered the war to the August peace agreement with Japan, there was a dramatic shift where Americans drove cars less, carpooled when they did drive, walked and used their bicycle more, and increased the use of public n and the total amount of gas consumed from highway use in the United States .

A) Citizens of the United States must vote during every election. B) States must give equal protection under the law to all citizens. C) States must have their constitutions approved by the federal government. D) Citizens of the United States must follow federal laws before state laws. Imagine living in a world like that! Rationing of all kinds and on all items ended in when the war ended. The country was now able to start production of much-needed goods and was up for it again. Inhabitants of the United States breathed a sigh of relief when rationing ended, and things went back to normal, but it took time. There's a War on, You Know! During the Second World War, you couldn't just walk into a shop and buy as much sugar or butter or meat as you wanted, nor could you fill up your car with gasoline whenever you liked. All these things were rationed, which meant you were only allowed to buy a small amount (even if you could afford more). The government introduced rationing . What foreign policy did the United States pursue after its involvement in World War I? A. The United States limited its involvement in international affairs. B. The United States led the League of Nations to promote peace. C. The United States .

The project is an example of the growing emphasis on "community-based conservation" in the United States. "Pueblo people believe that the primary and most important relationship for humans is with the land, the natural environment, and . the conclusion of the Progressive era and the beginning of American counter-culture movement in the s, the United States’ approach to the environment shifted from conservation and management to enforced regulation and protection showing the impact of a changing American awareness of the environment. Abroad, it meant trying to make the world safe for democracy. In , the United States joined Great Britain and France--two democratic nations--in their war against autocratic Germany and Austria-Hungary. Soon after the Great War, the majority of Americans turned away from concern about foreign affairs, adopting an attitude of live and let live.   This book is one of a growing number of works to examine the relationship between sexuality and war. Drawing from numerous archival sources, including a variety of federal, state, military, and social hygiene records, Marilyn E. Hegarty argues that American women's sexuality was both mobilized and controlled during World War : Judy Barrett Litoff.