Economics during World War II

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Government spendingn at $9 billion

1940

FDR asks for $1 billion in defense spending after fall of France

June 1940

FDR Issues Selective Service and Training Act

september 6, 1940

Begin Lend-Lease

January 1941

US cuts off most trade with Japan

1941

FDR's Four Freedom's Speech

Jan 1941

War Powers Act

December 1941

Pearl Harbor Bombed

12-7-1941

Government spendingn at $98 Billion

1944