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How Would You Have Contributed To The Great War Effort as A Woman?

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  1. Pick a power involved in WWI

    The United States
    The United States
    Great Britain
    Great Britain
    Italy
    Italy
    Ottoman Empire
    Ottoman Empire
    Germany
    Germany
    Austria-Hungary
    Austria-Hungary
  2. Pick an influential woman from the war

    Carrie Chapman Catt
    Carrie Chapman Catt
    Loretta Walsh
    Loretta Walsh
    Anna Howard Shaw
    Anna Howard Shaw
    Opha Mae Johnson
    Opha Mae Johnson
    Elsie Janis
    Elsie Janis
    Genevieve and Lucille Baker
    Genevieve and Lucille Baker
  3. Pick an object

  4. Choose your favorite school subject

    Math
    Math
    Science
    Science
    Foreign Language
    Foreign Language
    History
    History
    Herstory
    Herstory
    Art
    Art
  5. Pick a number

  6. Which of these words best describes you?

    Patriotic
    Patriotic
    Brave
    Brave
    Optimistic
    Optimistic
    Aggressive
    Aggressive
    Peaceful
    Peaceful
    Paranoid
    Paranoid
  7. If you could only eat one of these foods for the rest of your life, which would you choose?

    Tomato
    Tomato
    Chicken Noodle Soup
    Chicken Noodle Soup
    Salty Meat Extract
    Salty Meat Extract
    Tuna
    Tuna
    Steak
    Steak
    Mac and Cheese
    Mac and Cheese
  8. Pick a spark of conflict

    The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    The Sinking of the Lusitania
    The Sinking of the Lusitania
    The Zimmerman Telegram
    The Zimmerman Telegram
    The British Naval Blockade
    The British Naval Blockade
    The Russian Revolution
    The Russian Revolution
    British Propaganda Targeting Belgium
    British Propaganda Targeting Belgium
  9. Which of these is most important to you?

    A clean house
    A clean house
    Music
    Music
    World Peace
    World Peace
    Making Others Happy
    Making Others Happy
    Equal Rights
    Equal Rights
    Your Garden
    Your Garden
  10. What's your zodiac sign?

    Capricorn (December 22 - January 21)
    Aquarius (January 22 - February 21)
    Pisces (February 22 - March 21)
    Aries (March 22 - April 21)
    Taurus (April 22 - May 21)
    Gemini (May 22 - June 21)
    Cancer (June 22 - July 21)
    Leo (July 22 - August 21)
    Virgo (August 22 - September 21)
    Libra (September 22 - October 21)
    Scorpio (October 22 - November 21)
    Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)

How Would You Have Contributed To The Great War Effort as A Woman?

You got: Yeomanette

Wow, you are so brave and inspiring! If you were a woman during the Great War, you would have served in the Navy! You, along with 12,000 joined as Yeomanettes, challenging the gender roles and changing history forever, as you joined the Navy to help the war effort. Yeomanette Loretta Walsh was the first female member of the U.S Military and she was only 18 years old! You were entitled to same pay/benefits as male soldiers but did not serve on ships. Jobs you would be assigned to would be occupations such as radio operators, recruitment officers, typists, telephone operators, pharmacists, photographers, camouflage designers. Thank you for your efforts ladies!

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You got: Victory Gardener

You must have a garden and love to plant your own foods and vegetables to sustain life. Victory Gardeners planted gardens on the home front that aided the war significantly by increasing public food supply & boost morale! Your vegetables and crops keeps the public well-fed during this time of war! President Wilson did say, “food will win the war”. You may not be physically fighting in the war, but your efforts are paramount in winning it! You never know, your seeds could help win this war!

Victory Gardener
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You got: Factory Laborer

Once the men left for war, women like you entered the workforce in 1917 as salaried employers. At least 1 million other women entered the workforce like you! Examples of jobs you would take over were in fields such as engineering and chemistry. Women also worked as streetcar conductors or bricklayers. Contributing to the war by taking men's places immensely helped the war effort because it kept the economy from declining once the draft began. You are not afraid to take on the job of a man and call it the job of a woman. You are very courageous and not afraid to get your hands dirty!

Factory Laborer
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You got: Nurse

You are not afraid to get your hands dirty… with blood. You would mostly work in National Guard Camps and would be deplored to places such as Britain, Belgium, and Italy. After the US joined the allied forces, the Medical Women's National Association created a committee to allow female doctors to provide care for the injured. You would have served close to the front lines to aid to the injured soldiers. Your fearlessness to blood is commendable, thank you for your service as a women nurse of the Great War!

Nurse
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You got: Sock Knitter

You don’t need to be hero on the field to have a strong influence on the war. You are very generous and want to contribute to the war in a way that will be beneficial to the soldiers, by knitting socks, gloves, hats and more for the soldiers. You are comfortable doing the domestic housewifery that your society needs from people like you on the home front to aid to the soldiers. Although some propaganda showed knitting as a way to minimize women's independence, without women like you, the soldiers would have frozen to death! :( You, along with many other women's groups of the Great War, knit $36 million worth of gloves, scarves, caps, socks for soldiers. Along with knitting, women like you rolled hundreds of thousands of bandages for the soldiers. Thank YOU for your contribution to the war effort at home.

Sock Knitter
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You got: Entertainer

Do Re Me Fa So La Ti Do! You love to sing, dance and entertain in any way that boosts the soldiers' morale. Your free spirit travels throughout the room while with the soldiers, allowing them to forget about the crude war they are fighting in for a moment. You would have gone to the war camps for entertainment purposes only and you along with other female entertainers distracted the troops from the horrors of the war with song-and-dance routines, dramatic readings, and poetry recitals. Elsie Janis is an example of an American singer/songwriter that Entertained the troops during World War I. Thank you for your spreading your creative talents onto others that need excitement in their lives, keep on singing!

Entertainer
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