The War at Home: World War II Poster Propaganda

Resource ID#: 151830   Primary Type: Original Tutorial Technical Problem? Submit Feedback


Accessible Version:  Accessible version of the tutorial content in PDFformat

Analyze dozens of World War II propaganda posters in order to understand how Americans on the home front experienced the war years. The U.S. government commissioned propaganda to convince Americans to support the war in a variety of ways. You'll learn how these posters reveal U.S. domestic policy during the 1940s, as well as how the government tried to expand the involvement of different groups of Americans, including minorities, during WWII.

Subject(s): Social Studies

Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12