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World War One Sources Question
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History GCSE Coursework
Study sources A, B and c. Use your knowledge of the First World War to explain which two posters were published before
1916,and which one was published after 1916.You must give reasons for your answer.
The sources A and B were produced before 1916 and C was produced afterwards. Source C is an American poster and these wouldn´t have been needed before 1916, as America did not join the war until 1917.
Joining the army before 1917 when conscription had not yet been introduced was voluntary so posters like A and B which encourage men to join off their own backs by playing on emotions and make them think why they should join the army would have been needed.
Posters A and B are very similar, they both use the family in encouraging recruits and patriotism-making the men feel that the war is something they should be part of.
Whereas source C is portraying the enemy as a beast using propaganda to give the men enthusiasm to fight the Germans.
Study sources A B and C. In what ways are these posters similar, and in
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