Which statement explains the decline in unemployment rates in Britain between 1914 and 1918?
a) The British were buying huge amounts of war materials from the United States
b) Assembly-line production of consumer goods required more workers
c) World War I generated jobs at home in England and in the military
d) Many new jobs were available in Britain's African colonies
Is the correct answer C, World War I generated jobs at home in England and in the military?
Global - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 4:36pm
Right. Also many of the British troops were killed or severely wounded in the war.