Bell ringer- Pick one of these images explain what you think the message behind it is. Propaganda of WWII World Studies What is propaganda? The spreading of ideas to promote a certain cause or to damage an opposing cause. Presents fact selectively (aka lying) Appeals to one’s sense of pride, nationalism, patriotism, and/or emotion. It may also use stereotypes, fear, exaggeration, and racism to persuade people to a cause. Types of Propaganda Radio broadcasts Posters Slogans Comics Speeches T.V. commercials Cartoons Music Propaganda during WWII Posters Newsreels/movies Radio Speeches Music Adolf Hitler said… “ To be effective, propaganda must be aimed at the emotions. The masses are not moved by scientific ideas…but by primitive feelings, terror, force, and discipline. Propaganda must reduce everything to simple slogans and must concentrate on one enemy.” Nationalism Revenge Girls love a fightin’ man! Women! Do your part! Food for Freedom Go easy on the gas… Our enemy is EVIL!!! Racism? Be careful what you say… Reverse Psychology Be careful who you… Both sides can play this game!