World War II revolutionized technology we wouldn’t have many things that we take advantage of today. Inventions like cell phones, microwaves, computers and more we wouldn’t have today. WW2 changed air flight, medicine, and military technology.
Aviation played a major role in World War II it was used for mobilization of armies, attack or defending territory, and dropping missiles and bombs. With the need of planes, the evolved and changed over time. In the beginning of the war, the only navigation the pilots had mapped and many were …show more content…
The changed the workforce, media, and politics.
Today nearly the workforce it equally filled with women and men but pre war the men dominated the workforce very few women worked. But with all the men going overseas to fight someone had to work that's where women come in. Nearly one-third of the women population went into the workforce the other two-thirds still help in the war efforts such as volunteering and working with Red Cross. It would have been hard for this many women to work without the war. Media grew and flourished with the war with the great expansions of the Television before the war there was nearly 5,000 tv in the USA but after the war nearly 940,000 TVs. The TV was a wondrous invention people at home could watch and hear what their family or friends doing overseas. They could see images and films from the war or they can just settle down and watch a baseball game. In the 1960s nearly three-fourths of every American had a tv in their house in became average to own a tv. Today there is nearly 115.6 million in the US and there are nearly hundreds to thousands of tv stations that a person can choose from. It is nearly expected for a person to own a …show more content…
Propaganda against Japanese started to pop everywhere some depicting Japanese with huge buck teeth and funny hats or some would show scary a Japanese person attacking an American with the caption this is our enemy.(Miles) This led to many of American Japanese people relocated to camps and were forced to stay there for fear of spies. But it was also a good time for African Americans because the desegregation of the army meant that black and whites were becoming more equal and respected the same. And many people would learn that African American people were not so bad. Which lead to many changes in minorities lives.
Some would say that the Cold War was the most influential event to ever happen in the 20th Century but it would've ever happened without the World War. The would say that it has affected our world with the idea of nuclear annihilation but nuke was first used and made in and for World War 2. Or that it has affected our relationship with Russia and other communist states. But we didn’t like communism because when Japanese bombed pearl harbor and Japanese are a communistic state. That why World War 2 is the most important and influential event of the 20th century.
These are only a few of the many reasons why World War II was the most important and influential event to happen in the 20th century. Our daily lives would not be the same today, just imagine not to