Women during World War 1. World War 1 was a revolutionary movement from 1914-1918 which changed the course of American women’s involvement in the workforce drastically. Before the war, the late 19th century was a time period clearly defined by gender roles and expectations.
The Great War The time was 1914. Europe was a thermometer with skyrocketing temperatures of tension. As countries began declaring war on each other in Europe, troops began to mobile for what they thought would be a traditionally fought war: the British cavalry leading the Entente to a decisive victory.