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Shirkers and Tempters

Student activities

Task no. 1

Vote YES!

Study the pro-conscription material, below, which was in circulation prior to the 1916 Referendum. Answer the following: 

  • What were the arguments put forward?  
  • Is it possible to determine the origin of any of these pieces of material?  
  • If so, what does each tell you about the conscription referendums?  
FL3541572, 1915
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FL3541597, 1915
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FL3541603, 1915
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FL3541604, 1915
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FL3541610, 1915
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FL3541614, 1915
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Which picture would your father like to show his friends? [picture],
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FL3689283, 1916-1918
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FL3689289, 1916-1918
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FL3689361, 1916-1918
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