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Remember the Maine!. Warm Up: Read and Complete Hook Activity Worksheet on your desk. The New York Journal Feb. 18, 1898. Spain to blame? Most likely not!.

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Remember the maine

Remember the Maine!

Warm Up: Read and Complete Hook Activity Worksheet on your desk.

Spain to blame most likely not
Spain to blame? Most likely not!

The Captain of the USS Maine had insisted the ship was sunk by a coal bin explosion. Investigations after the war proved that there had been no mine.

Fdr fireside chat radio address december 29 1941
FDR Fireside Chat Radio Address (December 29, 1941)

Never before since Jamestown and Plymouth Rock has our American civilization been in danger as now… The Nazi masters of Germany have made it clear that they intend not only to dominate all life and thought in their own country, but also to enslave the whole of Europe, and then use the resources dominate the rest of the world. Some of our people like to believe that wars in Europe and in Asia are no concern to us. But it is a matter of most vital concern…

Critical attributes of concept
Critical Attributes of Concept:

1.) any form of mass produced communication

2.) promotes some religious, economic, or political idea or cause

3.) designed to influence your opinion

4.) presents facts selectively

Concept definition
Concept Definition

  • consists of the planned use of any form of public mass-produced communication that presents facts selectively and is designed to influence a person or group for a specific purpose, whether religious, economic, or political.

Name the concept
Name the Concept

  • Can you name the concept? All the examples we have looked at so far are examples of what?

Drum roll please
Drum Roll Please…

The concept we are learning about today is called propaganda.


  • Propaganda is generally an appeal to emotion, not intellect.

  • It shares techniques with advertising, but more typically refers to political or nationalist uses.

Propaganda cont d
Propaganda Cont’d.

  • Propaganda can also be used to further one's cause or to damage an opposing cause.

  • In general propaganda has a negative perception except when used for the purpose of providing public information.

Propaganda comes in many forms
Propaganda comes in many forms.

Can a cartoon be propaganda?

Propaganda cartoons
Propaganda Cartoons

Winnie the Pooh Nazi Propaganda

Propaganda cartoon
Propaganda Cartoon



  • “Destroy this Mad Brute” Political Cartoon.


  • "Destruction of the War Ship Maine was the Work of an Enemy," New York Journal and Advertiser, (Feb. 17, 1898).

  • Lamb, Marie Elizabeth. Awake United States! (New Orleans, LA: 1898).

  • "Maine's Hull will Decide," New York Times, (Feb. 17, 1898).

  • “Remember the Maine” Political Cartoon. New York Times Herald, April 22, 1898.


  • “The Price of Freedom: Americans at War”.

  • “The Spanish Brute” Political Cartoon.

  • “Good Friends”