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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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The War Industries Board

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What was the chief purpose of the War Industries Board created by the Wilson Administration during The Great War?

A

To prevent industrial and mine workers from organizing strikes during wartime.

B

To award defense contracts to American businesses engaged in war work.

C

To draft able-bodied men into wartime industries.

D

To maintain efficiency in all aspects of wartime production.

E

To grant the President the right to control industries during wartime.