Propaganda Posters

World War I

Whats The Point of Propaganda Posters?

When people try to make propaganda posters they try to persuade you and make you believe something that is usually bias. they are usually ideas or statements that are often false or exaggerated and that are spread in order to help a cause, a political leader, a government, etc.

A WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU

What this poster is saying is that they are offering you a chance to travel the world and see thing you have never seen before, But then it is the military and you could get hurt or die. this poster shows a man with suitcase in hand leaving "ashore on leave".

KEEP THE HOME GARDEN GOING

So much food was needed for the soldiers and starving civilians in Europe Americans were very encouraged to keep gardening and providing for the war so we can help out

MUST WOMEN AND CHILDREN DIE IN VAIN

To finance the war the government borrowed money from Americans by having them bye more loans the first time they tried to have people bye loans not enough people bought the loans so they tried a more strategic way by kind of guilt triping Americans in to buying bonds as you can see in the photo.

BACK OUT GIRLS OVER THERE

The army hired some women to serve as a telephone operator over seas. During World War I, these switchboard operators were sworn into the U.S. army signal corps. The corps were to help communicate to the western front.

LITTLE AMERICANS, DO YOUR BIT. LEAVE NOTHING ON YOUR PLATE

Children and mothers were encourages to eat grains such as oatmeal, corn, and rice — and were reminded, like children everywhere, to clean their plates.