New York State Archives, NYSA_A3167-78A_B7_WW1_Material_09_p1
World War I era newspaper article about food rationing "Proved Spirit of Democracy," c. 1917.
What type of document is this?
Give examples of how farmers contributed to the war effort.
What is meant that “no one suffered here”?
Why should someone be proud to be a food saver?
Identify the various ways Americans “sacrificed” during the war.
ELA: Write a letter to the editor either agreeing or disagreeing with the article.
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