Poster and contemporary American propaganda, The
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Propaganda is defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as: ideas or statements that are often false or exaggerated and that are spread in order to help a cause, a political leader, a government, etc.; the spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose of helping or injuring an institution, a cause, or a person; ideas, facts, or allegations spread deliberately to further one's cause or to damage an opposing cause; also : a public action having such an effect. Throughout modern history, posters have been used as a vehicle to distribute propagandistic messaging. The period preceding ...