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PROPAGANDA
• Propaganda – (noun) information that is
spread for the purpose of promoting some
cause. Usually biased information used to
shape public opinion and behavior.
• In WWII, propaganda was used more than any
other time this world has seen. With new
technological inventions such as photography,
radio and film, manipulative messages
bombarded everyday life in an attempt to
persuade a person to believe in a specific
cause.
PROPAGANDA
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It’s power depends on:
Message
Technique
means of communication
Environment
audience receptivity
Propaganda uses: truths, half-truths, or lies,
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PROPAGANDA
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Propaganda uses:
Truths, half-truths, or lies
Omits information selectively
Simplifies complex issues or ideas
Plays on emotions
Advertises a cause
Attacks opponents
Targets desired audiences
Other propaganda
posters
encouraging
women to join in
the effort to win
the war
Propaganda to
encourage people to
produce more in the
factories
Propaganda to encourage
citizens to knit clothes
The distribution of a fixed amount of
items that are in short supply. Citizens
back on the homefront were asked to
support the war effort by using fixed
amounts of scarce resources needed for
the war, such as shoes, metal, rubber,
gas, sugar, coffee, meat, and butter.
Propaganda
for military
recruitment
Propaganda used
as scare tactics
Liberty Bonds
helped raise money
to fund the war
Propaganda
encouraged
citizens to conserve
needed goods
And to recycle materials
needed for the war effort
Propaganda also
encouraged patriotism
Growing a Victory
Garden would
help save food for
soldiers
Even Dr. Seuss drew
propaganda posters.
http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/08/10/drseusss-wartime-propaganda-cartoons/
Wartime Disney Propaganda
All Together (3 min.)
Http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcndYCgmUIo
Advertisement for war treasury bonds
Walt Disney Cartoon
Hitler's Children
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Propaganda cartoon about how Germany soldiers are made
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8bCuNiJ-NI
Run time 10:11
Bugs Bunny Anti-Japanese Propaganda
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4UPQ9-jw6M
Show 1:00-3:00 and 6:00-7:00
Identify the propaganda
stereotypes used
Video of Propaganda Posters
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAttrxM0nN4
Donald Duck Joins the Army
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zoq1gzo_pSg
The Three Little Pigs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEcJF0EVT54
BANNED - (1942) Popeye
You're A Sap, Mr. Jap
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOmkvEMLIT0
Education For Death
Disney WW2 Propaganda Cartoon
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SG15bVweujE

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