What Are The Effects Of Ww1 On African American Life

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The War World 1 was one heck of a war; it destroyed so many families and so many lives. During World War 1 many whites controlled and worked in a lot of the factories. By that happening many Africa Americans were out of jobs, which made them even poorer than what they already was. All the good and healthy whites were sent to Europe to fight in the war, the only people left to work the jobs were the African Americans and Women. Of course they wanted to work and get paid, but the conditions they had to work were horrible. Some of the conditions were low pays, no safe at all to work in, over crowed in factories, working days were long. Some people work 10 to 12 hours a day. There was no job security, no workman’s companion , no retirement fund.

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