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Chapter 12 Vocab

TermDefinition
Disenfranchise to deprive of the right to vote
Cost-Plus government contract to pay a manufacturer the cost to produce an item plus a guaranteed percentage
Sunbelt new industrial region in Southern California and the Deep South that developed during WWII
Zoot Suit men's clothing of extreme cut typically consisting of a thigh-length jacket with wide padded shoulders and baggy, pleated pants with narrow cuffs
Victory Suit men's suit with no vest, no cuffs, a short jacket, and narrow lapels, worn during WWII in order to save fabric for the war effort
Rationing restricting the amount of an item an individual can have due to a limited supply
Victory Garden garden planted by citizens during war to raise vegetables for home use, leaving more for the troops
Amphtrac an amphibious tractor used to move troops from ships to shore
Kamikaze during WWII, a Japanese suicide pilot whose mission was to crash into his target
Periphery the outer boundary of something
Convoy System a system in which merchant ships travel with naval vessels for protection
Hedgerow an enclosure made of dirt walls covered in shrubbery built to fence in cattle and crops
Napalm type of jellied gasoline
Created by: armaynez