World War II - Industrial Mobilization for the War

Grade: 
11th
Lesson Topic: 

SS Jeremiah O'Brien - Liberty Ships and Industrial Mobilization for the War Effort

Focus Question/Lesson Description: 
How did private industry help meet the needs of the war effort? This lesson was created for the teachers planning to bring their students to visit the S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien, a World War II Liberty ship docked in San Francisco, California. The SS Jeremiah O'Brien is one of two remaining fully functional Liberty ships of the 2,710 built and launched during World War II. Follow this link to more information about the SS Jeremiah O'Brien: http://www.ssjeremiahobrien.org/
Includes Primary Sources?: 
Yes
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CA Unit Content Standard: 
11.7