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Use it Up, Wear it Out, Make it Do, or Do Without!
Use it up

Every aspect of American life was refocused towards the goal of winning the war during World War II, and everyone tried to do their part to support the Allied troops. Students will learn about the propaganda and rationing programs that were a way of life for those on the home front as they examine primary sources and play a fun rationing game. 

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“The essence of leadership is to get others to do something because they think you want it done and because they know it is worth while doing.”

Dwight Eisenhower

Remarks at the Republican Campaign Picnic, President’s Gettysburg Farm, September 12, 1956