By Kevin J. Abing
Other advancements heightened the depth of this “crowded hour.” Simmering ethnic tensions, skyrocketing inflation, in addition to loftier questions concerning the which means of yank citizenship or the influence of a transforming into executive paperwork affected each element of people’s lives. Patriotic girls stepped into male-dominated occupations to fulfill hard work calls for; at war’s finish, many reluctantly back to standard gender roles. additionally, the warfare complex 3 long-debated social crusades: women’s suffrage, prohibition, and anti-prostitution/venereal ailment efforts. Capping issues off, the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic killed greater than 1,100 Milwaukeeans and 50 million humans world-wide.
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A Crowded Hour: Milwaukee during the Great War, 1917-1918 by Kevin J. Abing