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Study guide regarding California history.

1) What impact did federal spending during World War II have on total personal income in California?

2) Who was the chief private entrepreneur of California's wartime shipbuilding industry?

3) Most of the naval personnel killed in the Port Chicago disaster of 1944 were members of which ethnic group?

4) What contribution did women make to the wartime aircraft industry?

5) Where were the nation's aircraft producers concentrated during World War II?

6) What did the Roberts Report of the Pearl Harbor investigating commission reveal?

7) Who was the head of the Army's Western Defense Command?

8) On what does the official history of "The United States in World War II" blame relocation?

9) How did the Supreme Court rule in the Hirabayashi, Korematsu, and Endo cases?

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1) What impact did federal spending during World War II have on total personal income in California?

The total personal income in California tripled as a result of the wartime expenditures. People were wealthier and had more disposable income as well.

2) Who was the chief private entrepreneur of California's wartime shipbuilding industry?

Henry J. Kaiser was the most prominent private entrepreneur of California's wartime shipbuilding industry. He was an engineer who had constructed the Hoover Dam, San Francisco's ...

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This is part of a study guide on California history. This post relates to California history during the World War II years. Over 350 words of original text along with the original source used for the class.

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