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World War II affected almost every aspect of American life The 1930s marked a decade of economic hardship In 1930 the Great Depression deepened and millions of Americans were forced out of their homes and jobs equaling little money to support their families Despite the numerous government agencies created by President Roosevelt which produced thousands of jobs many Americans felt hopeless The rich were getting richer and the opportunities and prospects of Americas poor became grimmer American morale was at an all time low since the days of the Civil War With the first sign of war Americans took a stand of neutrality However the worldwide destruction that s Army unleashed made it increasingly difficult for America to remain a neutral nation Before officially entering WWII America monetarily aided Britain France and the Soviet Union through the Lend-Lease Act After the ing of Pearl Harbor Roosevelt created the War Production Board where he appointed the executive vice president of Sears- Roebuck Donald Nelson to organize the nations resources for an all-out war effort Roosevelt believed that in a capitalist country you have to let business make money out of the process of war or business wont work Roosevelt also believed in the close collaboration of business and government The partnership of big science government and big business established in the1940 has created a firm foundation for future projects Scientists were commissioned to perfect new weapons and other products In addition to the development of the atomic American scientists also improved radar developed jet engines and penicillin During WWII business executives were offered key positions under Roosevelt in an effort to unite industry with government Because of collaboration with the government industrial production and corporate profits nearly doubled as they found demand in markets that previously had not existed The Office of Price Administration was established as an effort to control inflation The commercial farming industry also profited
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