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Peace and Future Cannon Fodder

Peace and Future Cannon Fodder

'Peace and future cannon fodder' - is a cartoon of 1920 by the Australian artist Will Dyson.   'The Tiger' was a nickname for Clemenceau and in the caption, Clemenceau is saying: 'Curious! I seem to hear a child weeping'. This is cartoon gives a scathing endictment of the Treaty of Versailles.

animated presentations require Adobe Reader A teacher and student interactive PowerPoint presentation evaluating the cartoon and giving a clear synopsis of how to interpret it
View this PDF file A student's animated presentation of the PowerPoint above
View this video file A short video lesson explaining how to interpret this cartoon
View this MP4 file An MP4 Iphone ready version of the video explaining how to interpret this cartoon. Download the zip file and install it on your hand held device for portable revision and learning.
View this MP4 file A zip file of two high quality images of this cartoon. One has had some alteration for ease of interpretation.

 

You can use any of these resources provided or use them in a way that suits your lesson. The animated presentations require Adobe Reader 9 or later. The latest version can be obtained here

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