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What Impact Did World War 1 Have On Women And Their Role In Society?

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Before the World War I, women typically played the role of the homemaker.  Women were judged by their beauty rather than by their ability.  Their position and status were directed towards maintaining the duties of the family and children.  These duties consisted of cleaning and caring for the house, caring for the young, cooking for the family, maintaining a yard, and sewing clothing for all.  Women had worked in textile industries and other industries as far back as 1880, but had been kept out of heavy industries and other positions involving any real responsibility.
Just before the war, women began to break away from the traditional roles they had played. When men left their jobs to serve their country in war overseas, women replaced their jobs.  Women filled many jobs that were brought into existence by wartime needs, as a result, the number of women employed greatly increased in many industries. This proved to society that women could work just as well as men could and fill their roles if needed.
World War one gave women a chance to show a male-dominated society that they could do more than simply bring up children and stay at home.  In World War I, women played a vital role in keeping soldiers equipped with ammunition and in many senses they kept the nation moving through their help in various industries.  With so many young men volunteering to join the army, and with so many casualties in the war, a space was created in employment and women were called on to fill these gaps.  
To conclude, World War one was to prove a turning point for women.  Before the war, women had no economic power at all.  By the end of the war, women had proved that they were just as important to the war effort as men had been.
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It was another Jewish financed war and this put women in the work force. They had to work so their men could go to Europe and kill their ancestors.

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