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    •  Propaganda is a specific type of message presentation aimed at serving an agenda. At its root, the denotation of propaganda is to propagate (actively spread) a philosophy or point of view. The most common use of the term (historically) is in political contexts; in particular to refer to certain efforts sponsored by governments or political groups. (Wikipedia)
    •  Each of the nations which participated in World War One from 1914-18 used propaganda posters. They used posters to: • justify their involvement to their own populace • As a means of recruiting men • A way to raise money and resources to sustain the military campaign. • To urge conservation
    •  Television had not yet been invented Not everyone owned or had access to a radio Posters were the most effective means of getting a message across
    •  Quite often propaganda is connected with negative emotions During the Great War the governments needed money for the war effort so they focused their efforts on posters aimed at raising money from citizens for the war effort
    •  Seven Tricks (link) Activity: In small groups, examine the following posters and identify the ‘tricks’ used in the posters. Each group will present their conclusions to the class.
    • Poster 1
    • Poster 2
    • Poster 3
    • Poster 4
    • Poster 5
    • Poster 6
    • Poster 7
    • Poster 8
    • Poster 9
    • Poster 10
    • Poster 11
    • Poster 12
    • Poster 13
    • World War I Posters- Canadahttp://www.firstworldwar.com/posters/canada.h