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Wwii Propaganda

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Wwii Propaganda

  1. 1. Images from the Home Front WWII Propaganda
  2. 2. Mobilizing the War Effort <ul><li>War bonds, victory gardens, and other methods of sustaining the war effort during WWI resurfaced during WWII… </li></ul>
  3. 3. Getting out of the Depression <ul><li>Entry into WWII effectively ended the Depression because of the high demand for materials to aid the war effort </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With the help of the War Production Board, factories worked round the clock to build planes, tanks, and other supplies needed by the Allies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>17 million jobs were created in addition to the 15 million spots that were filled by volunteers joining the military </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Reduce, Re-use, and Ration <ul><li>Despite growing incomes, the need to conserve materials led to rationing and inflation </li></ul>
  5. 5. Paranoia and racism <ul><li>Like in WWI, the propaganda of WWII emphasized the threat of an enemy invasion and worked to make the Axis powers look like monsters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Racism, particularly against the Japanese, becomes a prominent feature of propaganda and results in growing attacks on Asian Americans </li></ul></ul>

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