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 that means of yankee citizenship or the impression of a starting to be executive forms affected each point of people’s lives. Patriotic ladies stepped into male-dominated occupations to fulfill exertions calls for; at war’s finish, many reluctantly again to conventional gender roles. additionally, the conflict complicated 3 long-debated social crusades: women’s suffrage, prohibition, and anti-prostitution/venereal affliction 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