Presentation on theme: "PROPAGANDA WHAT IS PROPAGANDA? American Revolutionary Posters."— Presentation transcript:
PROPAGANDA WHAT IS PROPAGANDA? American Revolutionary Posters
British Propaganda This shows a customs official being tarred and feathered under a Liberty Tree (used by mobs to hang Loyalists) by jeering revolutionaries, during the Boston Tea Party In this picture who looks like the bad guys?
British Propaganda Intolerable Acts The Loyalists were in the thick of things and obviously had strong feelings against the revolutionaries, but opinion back in London was more complex. The handling of the problem was certainly criticized (even by those who didn't support the revolution). Here's a British pamphlet criticizing the handling of the affairs in Boston: