Georgia’s Contribution to World War I (SS8H7d)



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Georgia’s Contribution to World War I (SS8H7d)


Military Personnel

from

Georgia

Number who served:100,000 thousand men and women

Number who died:3,000




Textile Mills

How they helped the war effort: made fabric for military uniforms, large demand from govt. created more factories


Railroads

How they helped the war effort: transported weapons and troupes from training camps to sea ports



Farms

How they helped the war effort: grew more food., also

Supplied most of the cotton for textile mills





Sewing circles

How they helped the war effort: ladies who made personal

Items for soldiers




Bond Drives

How they helped the war effort: they funded two thirds of all the war expenses, also provided citizens with a sense of

patriotism





Red Cross

What is it: it was nations first official relief agency in 1900
How it helped the war effort: it provided emergency communication for soldiers and their families, also helped produce bandages and medical supplies



Victory Gardens

What were they: vegetable and fruit gardens planted at

homes
How they helped the war effort: they helped more food to



be sent to the troops


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