WW I PropagandaPosters Response Questions: What feeling does each poster provoke in you? What action does each poster call for? Identify details of each that make it effective.
Canadian Posters Canadians, this is the moment to act. Do not wait for the Boche to come to put everything in fair and blood in Canada. Canadians , be men! Don’t stay behind!
The Canadian Patriotic FundCreated by an act of Parliament and run by volunteers, it collected money for soldier's families, surviving on $1.10 a day of soldier's pay. In 3 months the fund raised $6 million, providing families with $50 a month. It also set up small co-operative stores, where families could buy food and fuel.
Soldiers of the Soil: over12,000 boys helped out on Canadian farms, as many farmers had gone to war. These boys helped prevent crop failures and food shortages.Families practiced rationing and changed lifestyle habits so that butter, meat, sugar, wheat, and fuel could be sent to troops overseas.Even young children helped by buying 25 cent thrift stamps to help pay for the war. When they had $4 of stamps they received a war savings stamp worth $5 after the war.
Victory Bonds: bonds offered for sale at 5 interest rate. In 1915more than $ 100 million worth were sold.In 1917, a special issue of Victory Bonds was issued and over $ 500 million wasraised.