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Propaganda  and War……How do they sell it?<br />YNT History Tech<br />2011<br />The Power  of Propaganda – Time 4 minutes 1...
What is propaganda?<br />A way of manipulating people by using..<br />Images and/or<br />Words<br />   to achieve a desire...
KNOWN TECHNIQUES<br />
Bandwagon<br />Hop on or you won’t fit in…….<br />Everyone is doing it, so you should too…..<br />This technique/strategy…...
Testimonial<br />Performed by Billy Murray in 1917<br />(1 minute 8 seconds)<br />Endorsed by a celebrity or expert<br />T...
Euphemisms<br />The use of words or statements that deter from the meaning, to make it ……..<br />Not as bad<br />More tast...
Appeal to Authority<br />Similar to a testimonial<br />Supports a idea<br />
Plain Folks<br />Associated with / as regular people<br />
Transfer<br />To transfer the fame, prestige, or reliability of something or someone to an issue that may or may not be re...
Fear<br />Used to convince people that danger is imminent if they do or do not do some specific action.<br />
Glittering Generalities<br />Words or images that carry favorable meaning to everyone:<br />Liberty<br />Democracy<br />Fr...
Name-Calling<br />Links a person or an idea to a negative image<br />Causes rejection<br />Uses descriptive words<br />
Black and White<br />Presents an issue and you only have two choices<br />
Simplicity and Repetition<br />Keep it simple<br />Say it often <br />People will remember it and believe it.<br />
Show us what you have learned……Watch the following 9 minute video, each time you see a KNOWN PROPAGANDA technique list the...
Project Task……Propaganda Room….What will your student created propaganda piece look like on the wall of your group’s virtu...
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War propaganda

  1. 1. Propaganda and War……How do they sell it?<br />YNT History Tech<br />2011<br />The Power of Propaganda – Time 4 minutes 12 seconds<br />
  2. 2. What is propaganda?<br />A way of manipulating people by using..<br />Images and/or<br />Words<br /> to achieve a desired effect or outcome.<br />It can cloud reality and gets in the way of clear thinking.<br />Wartime use – it is designed to….<br />Provide a focus for<br />Mistrust<br />Hatred<br />Dehumanize the enemy<br />
  3. 3. KNOWN TECHNIQUES<br />
  4. 4. Bandwagon<br />Hop on or you won’t fit in…….<br />Everyone is doing it, so you should too…..<br />This technique/strategy… is used as and known as peer pressure<br />No one wants to be left out….right???<br />Everyone listens to the Fuhrer <br />
  5. 5. Testimonial<br />Performed by Billy Murray in 1917<br />(1 minute 8 seconds)<br />Endorsed by a celebrity or expert<br />This person may or may not be an expert.<br />Disney made many videos during second world war, before and after<br />They build rational reasons inside the brain of citizens and they will do what you want...modern democracy!<br />
  6. 6. Euphemisms<br />The use of words or statements that deter from the meaning, to make it ……..<br />Not as bad<br />More tasteful <br />To the general public<br />http://www.euphemismlist.com/<br />Examples:<br />Using the term “resettlement” to describe the mass murder of the Jews by Germany<br />Ethnic cleansing<br />“collateral damage” for civilian casualties<br />
  7. 7. Appeal to Authority<br />Similar to a testimonial<br />Supports a idea<br />
  8. 8. Plain Folks<br />Associated with / as regular people<br />
  9. 9. Transfer<br />To transfer the fame, prestige, or reliability of something or someone to an issue that may or may not be related<br />Example: <br />The Nazis justified treatment of the Jews by “proving” their inferiority through their own science.<br />
  10. 10. Fear<br />Used to convince people that danger is imminent if they do or do not do some specific action.<br />
  11. 11. Glittering Generalities<br />Words or images that carry favorable meaning to everyone:<br />Liberty<br />Democracy<br />Freedom<br />Civilization<br />Problem: Words mean different things to different people<br />
  12. 12. Name-Calling<br />Links a person or an idea to a negative image<br />Causes rejection<br />Uses descriptive words<br />
  13. 13. Black and White<br />Presents an issue and you only have two choices<br />
  14. 14. Simplicity and Repetition<br />Keep it simple<br />Say it often <br />People will remember it and believe it.<br />
  15. 15. Show us what you have learned……Watch the following 9 minute video, each time you see a KNOWN PROPAGANDA technique list the type and how they used it to present their selling points………..<br />Anti Communist Propaganda – Time 9 minutes 30 seconds<br />
  16. 16. Project Task……Propaganda Room….What will your student created propaganda piece look like on the wall of your group’s virtual museum??? <br />WWII Propaganda Cartoon Donald Gets Drafted (1942) - Time 8 minutes 52 seconds<br />

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