Presentation on theme: "Review 1) List at least 3 techniques used in propaganda 2) List at least 2 goals a government might want to accomplish with a propaganda poster 3) Describe."— Presentation transcript:
Review 1) List at least 3 techniques used in propaganda 2) List at least 2 goals a government might want to accomplish with a propaganda poster 3) Describe one propaganda poster that was discussed yesterday. List the: – country of origin – the technique used – the goal of the poster
RESULT of the Sinking of the Lusitania Germany, despite promises, sunk another ship – The Sussex, killing 2 Americans President Wilson protested and Germany issued the Sussex Pledge –p–passenger ships won’t be targeted –M–Merchant ships wont be either, unless presence of weapons is established
Sussex Pledge The Sussex Pledge broken: February 1, 1917 Germany continued unrestricted submarine warfare
Zimmermann Telegram March 1917 The Zimmermann telegram released If the U.S. entered War against Central Powers, Mexico should attack the U.S. and receive as a reward: Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. How do you think Americans felt about this?
Zimmermann Telegram Why would Germany want the U.S. to remain neutral?