Kaitlyn Acker, 1st Period
Background on the Holocaust
Here are a few images of Nazi Propaganda
This poster says that on February 23, 1933 (little under a month Hitler took power) there would be a Nazi meeting in Berlin. The title of the speech the poster is advertising is: “Let Hitler Work!”
This poster advertises German goods. The poster says “Hitler is building. Help him. Buy German goods.”
This poster is from the last Reichstag election that Germans were able to have a vote. It is from March 1933 and the 2 people on the poster are Chancellor Hitler and President Hindenburg. Caption- “The Reich will never be destroyed if you are united and loyal.”
10 Facts about The Holocaust
2.Adolf Hitler was born in 1889 in Austria.
3.Some propaganda would show Nazis as healthy, handsome, hardworking men and Jewish men as fat, smoking, and greedy people.
4.The Minister of Popular Enlightenment and Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, took control of all radio stations and he censored press, movies, art, and theater.
5. Books written by Nazi enemies or Jewish people were banned by Joseph Goebbels.
6.To control art and culture, Joseph set up a "Reich Chamber of Culture" that all musicians, actors, and writers had to be a member of.
7.All German citizens were expected to be in a Nazi- controlled organization.
8.One organization called "Hitler Youth" ensured that children would continue to see Jews as horrible, evil creatures and this group contained almost 9,000,000 members.
9.Before seeing a movie, Nazi propaganda documentaries were shown and people had to watch them.
10.Older people were not as easily convinced by Nazi Propaganda than younger people.
Websites for Further Information:http://www.theholocaustexplained.org/ks4/the-nazification