What was expected from women when the war started?
Women were expected to keep the homefront running.
Before World War II, women were expected to get married, raise kids, and do "lady-like" jobs such as maids, nurses, or do clerical work. That basically all changed during World War II. The men were are war, so someone had to take over their jobs. They considered having children fill in, but society chose the women. During World War II, the women who worked in manufacturing or other factories, were called "Rosie the Riveter." When…
Women increasingly broke free from the expected tasks related to housekeeping. More of them started doing jobs that were seen as meant for men. Part of the reason is that women had seen in the Second World War that they had been capable of doing these things and were no longer easy to convince they could not.
The role of women before WW2 was to be the homely, caring, typical housewife. Most of the jobs were taken by men, but when the men went to War during WW1 as most of Britains younger generation was at War the women had to take on the roles of the men. This is when women started to get more equal rights.
more Japanese and Germans live in the US -More jobs were created because they needed supplies for the war -Women started to work. While the men went to war, women started working in the factories making airplanes, military supplies, ect. -Because of WWII, the depression was basically ended. -When the war ended, it was then the beginning of the baby boomer generation.