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GAS RATHINING BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1942

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On May 15, 1942, gasoline rationing began in 17 Eastern states
as an attempt to help the American war effort during
World War
II
. By the end of the year, President Franklin D. Roosevelt had ensured     
that mandatory gasoline rationing was in effect in all 48 states.      

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