The Thrifty Pig: Thrifty Pig
  • History → World War II → United States Propaganda
This spinoff of The Three Little Pigs urges people to accumulate their savings to trade in as war savings certificates. Staying true to the story of The Three Little Pigs, the Big Bad Wolf blows down two of the houses and only the third house, made of war savings certificates, remains intact.

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  1. What does the wolf represent?
  2. What is represented by the bricks?
  3. How are people encouraged to contribute through this cartoon?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the impact of various issues and events on life in Texas such as urbanization, increased us...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the economic effects of World War II and the Cold War. The student is expect...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    describe the economic effects of World War II on the home front such as the end of the Great Depress...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the domestic and international impact of U.S. participation in World War II....
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the causes and impact of World War II. The student is expected to:

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