Pre WWII Questions Ideology-a set of ideas reflecting the social needs and aspirations of an individual, group, class, or system Blitzkrieg-a swift sudden military offensive, usually by combined air and mobile land forces Citizenry-Citizens considered as a group Subversive- One who advocates or is regarded as advocating subversion Insulate-To cause to be in a detached or isolated position Isolationism-A national policy of abstaining from political or economic relations with other countries Beleaguered-To surround with troops, besiege Sinister-Suggesting or threatening evil 1. Germany hosted the 1936 Summer Olympics. How did Hitler use the 1936 Olympics to promote his Nazi Party? He used them to show the world how great Germany after the depression. He also wanted to show the German people how all the other countries were envious of them. 2. American Jesse Owens’s tunning victory in the 100 meter race angered Hitler.
How did the victory shatter the Nazi propaganda about Aryan supremacy? It was a total embarrassment to Hitler. By an American winning the race it showed that Aryans weren’t the best and it angered Hitler. 3. FDR was a master of the media. How did he use the media to do battle in the Great Depression? FDR used the still picture to influence America.
He sent photographers across the country to take pictures of common ordinary people. Other people see these pictures and begin to understand that everyone around the country is like them. This helps people unite because they realize they are all alike and it also changes the way people look at life. 4. How did Hitler use propaganda and the media to achieve his desired goals? Hitler makes sure everyone has a radio, if people couldn’t afford a radio Hitler bought them one.
... listen to, and the people of the country should follow exactly what they say. Hitler turned an entire country against the Jews and the ... room for anything else in their heads.He used images, pictures and slogans, books; anything in which all German's could ... ideology, it proved that there was an apparatus of totalitarian media control that could in fact affect public attitudes and morale ...
He placed radios on tall poles in the streets so everyone could hear his messages. In order to ensue his messages being heard he only had one radio station in all of Germany, which was his ensuring people only heard one message and soon became influenced. 5. In the late 1930 s, the Nazi Party in Germany burned books. Why did they do this? How can books be considered such a threat that some might find it necessary to burn them? 6. What were the Nuremberg Laws? How did they affect the Jewish population of Germany and German-occupied states?.