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Presentation on propaganda terms and techniques, specifically unique to World War II.

Rachel Finch

on 23 April 2010

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Transcript of Propaganda

Double click anywhere & add an idea Propaganda - information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc. Terms Bandwagon persuades a target audience to join in and take action for a cause, claiming that “everyone is doing it”. Testimonial a written, or spoken statement, or picture of a person figure, sometimes from a private citizen encouraging support or rejecting a cause or product. Plain Folks – an argument is one in which the speaker presents him or herself as an “average Joe”, a common person who can understand and empathize with a listener’s concerns. Glittering Generalities (glowing generalities) - are emotionally appealing words applied to a product or idea, but which present no concrete argument or analysis. Emotions - uses emotions to connect with the audience "Against Corruption / Vote for National Socialists / Hitler Movement!" Work Cited
A Political Catalog of cartoons by Dr. Suess. Retrieved April 22, 2010. http://orpheus.ucsd.edu/speccoll/dspolitic/Frame.htm

Lustige Blätter Magazine. German Propaganda Archive. "Nazi Propaganda (1933-1945)". Retrieved April 22, 2010.

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.Poster: "Against Corruption / Vote for National Socialists / Hitler Movement!"

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (At the White House, President Truman announces Japan's surrender. Abbie Rowe, Washington, DC, August 14, 1945. 79-AR-508Q.

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration "We Can Do It." Color poster by J. Howard Miller. 179-WP- 1563. Retreived April 17, 2010.

Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia. "Propaganda." Retrieved April 22, 2010. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propaganda#Techniques

World War Two Pictures 1918 "Lighten his Load American War Poster." http://www.world-war-pictures.com/war-poster/warusa003
President Truman at the White House announcing Japan's surrender Demonizing the Enemy making individuals from the opposing nation, from a different ethnic group, or those who support the opposing viewpoint appear to be worthless, mean, or seen as the enemy.
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