Welles’ Washtub Navy: Propaganda and The American Civil War
Political Propaganda as Art – its intent, its meaning, and its influence
Political cartoons from the US
Political Cartoons from the UK
- Find a political cartoon or image from Harper’s Weekly for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated to share. Describe the symbolism of the piece and what it is intending to represent. What effect should it have on the public?
- Were you familiar with Thomas Nast before the class? Did you know that he was the creator of what we consider the “modern” Santa Claus? What is your favorite Nast sketch?
Zoom PP Lecture:
Use propaganda PP to discuss different cartoons and their meanings. Humor as a weapon of war. How art reflected the tension of the war as time went on the death toll rose steadily.
*** Abstract for your final paper is due SATURDAY*** Please send through BB MESSAGES