Essay The Effect of World War One on Domestic Life

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The Effect of World War One on Domestic Life World War One started in 1914. There were many reasons for World War One but the main reason was the assassination of Franz Ferdinand on July 28th in Sarajevo. Everyone thinks of the war as the fighting that went on in France but the war not only affected the soldiers who were fighting it affected the people at home as well who were forced to carry on with the normality of there everyday lives. When World War One started in 1914 there was an excitement to join in This photo is biased it shows that many men wanting to join the army. This photo is Primary evidence so it is a good source but Photos only show you a small part, they don't Show you what is…show more content…
This poster was a recruitment poster. It is Trying to make people feel guilty to make Them join the army. It shows Lord Kitchener Pointing his finger towards people. Lord Kitchener was one of the most popular and important soldiers around the time of world war one. By saying "your country needs you" makes it personal. Making the men think if they fight they are doing something good for the country. They are acting as if going to war is a great thing and if you don't go to war you are failing your country. That's why they made the posters seem to be so personal so that men would think if they didn't join they would be failing there country. This poster was biased, as it does not show the other side to the argument. The British Expeditionary force was a highly trained, professional army made up of regular soldiers they went to France in 1914. The British Expeditionary Force was an efficient fighting force. Although the British Expeditionary force was very professional they were also very small, they consisted of about 100,000 men. They knew from the beginning that they would need a bigger army. Conscription means that if you meet a certain group you will be forced to fight for your country. This had to be passed for Parliament by
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