Propaganda In Ww1 Research Paper

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On December 24, 1914 the European men in the muddy trenches of WW1 were at an all time high in morale as soldiers expect their country to achieve a glorious victory, but According to their home countries the war was supposed to be done by now and people were promised to go home. Most of these young men were pressured into joining the war, or tricked by propaganda. Thinking it was a game they went into war prepared for the worst, but got them into the worst. Unfortunately people were still on the frontlines, forced to spend their Christmas Eve and Christmas Day stuck in muddy trenches, hoping not to get shot and die to hope to see their families for another day. Propaganda and leaders tricked the soldiers of WW1 men into fighting in WW1, they tricked the young men into hating each other for their differences, and they didn’t want them to socialize because they knew how similar they were because of the different perspectives they had on each other.

On Christmas Eve 1914 the soldiers fighting in WW1 were all in their muddy trenches, laughing, singing carols, smoking, and eating a Christmas Eve dinner. They
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This propaganda influenced people. It influenced people in mainly two different ways. The first way was to hate the enemy. By thinking of the enemy as a threat people get motivated to go and fight them by joining the war. If you tell people to go to the war in a friendly manner or basically have a mother figure telling them to go to war, it kind of tells them to listen to their mother, go fight in WW1. War was such an adventure to everyone that it seemed more like a game. It seemed like it was going to be fun. Early war poetry didn’t help the awareness of the truth either; people were still calling it a game. People were still falling into the trap. Set up by the government to join the military. Once you signed that contract then you had been sucked in, for your life or death was in the hands of the

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