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Q: Why did the government encourage Americans to grow food in victory gardens during world war 1?
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Why did the US government encourage people to grow victory gardens?

To reduce the demand on the food rationing system for fruits and vegetables which could be grown at home.

What were victory gardens made of in world war 2?

Victory gardens were gardens maintained by individuals to reduce the strain of the infrastructure. The government encouraged people to raise and can their own food.

Why did the US government encourage citizens to plant Victory Gardens during World War 2?

Victory Gardens (and other gardens in other nations) were planted to reduce the need for fruits and vegetables under the ration programs and to increase the amount of fresh vegetables people could consume. Any one who had excess vegetables, berries, fruit could share them with people who could not grow gardens.

What is main reason why the US government rationed goods and many Americans planted victory gardens during World War 2?

This was done so more food could be sent to soldiers.

When was Victory Gardens Theater created?

Victory Gardens Theater was created in 1974.

When was Victory Gardens created?

Victory Gardens was created on 1991-07-01.

What did victory gardens do?

Victory gardens were basically gardens that you would get v food and then mostly ration them to the soldiers out in war.

What did Americans do to help the war during World War 2?

They watered their victory gardens, worked fire trucks, ext.

What do tin foil drives victory gardens and rationing have in common?

They were all part of the sacrifices Americans made for the war effort.

What are the gardens planted by home owners called?

victory gardens

Why did most Americans hope for a nationalist victory in China?

The Chinese government mirrored America's government at the time.

Grow victory gardens?

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