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Publié le 27/09/2022

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« PROPAGANDA IN THE NAZI’S GERMANY Propaganda: information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view When was propaganda created? Hitler and Goebbels did not invent propaganda.

The word itself was coined by the Catholic Church to describe its efforts to discredit Protestant teachings in the 1600s. Context People wanted revenge because they were still eager about their lost in the 1st world war and about the terms of the treaty of Versailles The country was poor and hungry, people needed a firm leader and hope Hitler promised them a renegotiation of the treaty of Versailles, jobs and food Why was propaganda significant to the 20th century? -Brought together the German citizens -convinced the population that Jews were the enemy and that the Only solution was to eliminate them -set into the citizen’s heads the idea that a war was necessary What did the Nazis do to convince the nation? -speakers were imposed in factories, shops, any public places so that when an announcement was made the entire population would be able to hear it (the announced was of course manipulating) -Newspapers, posters, music, movies… (pictures) Jews: After the first world war the population felt “stabbed in the back” by the German army so the government decided to blame the Jews to take advantage of the angry home front when the hatred ended Hitler still blamed the Jews and said that they wanted to exterminated the German population Hitler said that by having the public opinion of Jews as enemies it would be easier for the government to find reasons for Europe’s invasion (Hitler’s main goal).... »

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