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By 1947 the proportion of working women in blue-collar occupations was actually smaller than it had been at the war’s outset. . The future of women’s work lay not in the wartime heavy industries, . . but in the [growing] service occupations, which within a decade of the war’s conclusion eclipsed factory work as the nation’s principal source of employment. —David M. Kennedy, Freedom from Fear In what jobs did women make the most long-lasting gains? S. history, write an essay that discusses how life for women changed during World War II and notes the gains that women made in employment.
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The Other Party C. the Progressive Party D. S. history to answer questions 1 through 4. 1% 1% 12% 14% 5% 38% 17% 16% 64% 1% 28% 1850 3% 1900 AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, AND FISHERIES TRANSPORTATION, TRADE, AND FINANCE MINING SERVICES MANUFACTURING AND CONSTRUCTION OTHER Source: Historical Statistics of the United States 1. In 1850, most people worked in 3. A. agriculture, forestry, and fisheries. Which occupation category showed an increase between 1850 and 1900? B. mining. A. manufacturing and construction C.