United States started mobilizing its huge industrial and potential prowess toward war production. Soldiers were conscripted through a draft lottery and those who were not sent to the front lines were put to work in factories. The American government initiated a propaganda campaign in order to gather support for the war effort, and anti-war sentiments were suppressed. The US also went through important social and political changes during the war: because men were sent on the front lines women started working jobs that had been thus far associated with men. The suffragette movement managed to gather support in this period, and at the end of the Great War women were given the right to vote.
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