Food Rationing During World War II

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During World War II, there were many challenges that Americans faced. The government found it was necessary to ration food, gas, and clothes. Americans had to conserve on everything, which meant rationing indicates sacrifices for all. In the spring of 1942, the Food Rationing Program was set into motion and would affect the way Americans lived. Rationing was brought into motion because it avoided public anger with shortages and not to allow only the wealthy people to purchase commodities. Rationing enabled scarce materials to be available for the armed forces, which made an important contribution to the winning of the war. When the war was going on, new cars were not available. In February of 1942, the car production had stopped and didn’t

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