As you now have learned, Britain designed an incredibly expansive approach to recruit men for the war and motivate people to get involved in one way or another in the time of this global havoc. There were the political and cultural facets used to encourage men that fighting in the war was patriotic and proud; the sexual and familial dimensions used to pressure shameful men into enlisting; the efforts and notions of gender roles expected of women who remained at home but were still required to be active "in their own way."

Britain's reaction to The Great War offers a historical education of how effective propaganda could prove in a time of crisis and how social psychology is used to influence the hearts and minds of the masses.

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