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How did the food administration help the war effort?

The U. S. Food Administration was the agency responsible for the administration of the U.S. army overseas and allies' food reserves during the United States participation in World War I. One of its important tasks was the stabilization of the price of wheat on the U.S. market.

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Regarding this, how did rationing help the war effort?

Rationing was not only one of those ways, but it was a way Americans contributed to the war effort. Supplies such as gasoline, butter, sugar and canned milk were rationed because they needed to be diverted to the war effort. War also disrupted trade, limiting the availability of some goods.

Similarly, how did conserving food on the homefront help the war effort? It exchanged goods at home to keep the soldiers healthy, even though they lived in terrible conditions, the people were influenced into conservation and to purchase bonds and such to help the country while in war. Without the people the war could have devastated many countries.

Keeping this in view, what was the purpose of the Food Administration ww1?

The United States Food Administration was created by an Act of Congress on August 10, 1917 to provide further for the national security and defense by encouraging the production, conserving the supply, and controlling the distribution of food products.

Who was in charge of the Food Administration during ww1?

Herbert Hoover

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