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CP MODERN WORLD HISTORY 10 Name ________________________________ Adolf Hitler: Propaganda & Politics PART I: Background … 1. Remind yourself &/or brainstorm What was Germany like before Adolf Hitler took power in 1933 (from the end of WWI to the early 1930s)? PART II: NAZI Propaganda Posters, 1933-1939 (link on my website or go to http://www.bytwerk.com/gpa/posters2.htm) Use this site to examine NAZI propaganda posters, then answer the questions below. 2. Which poster do you think would have been most appealing to Germans? List the number of the poster, briefly describe it, then EXPLAIN what about it makes it an effective piece of propaganda. 3. Which poster do you personally think is the most interesting? List the number, describe it, then EXPLAIN why you found it interesting. PART III: NAZI Postcards (link on my website or go to http://www.calvin.edu/academic/cas/gpa/postcard.htm) Use this site to examine NAZI propaganda postcards, then answer the questions below. 4. Which postcard do you think would have been most appealing to Germans? Briefly describe it, then EXPLAIN what about it makes it an effective piece of propaganda. 5. Which postcard do you personally think is the most interesting? Briefly describe it, then EXPLAIN why you found it interesting. PART IV: Examining Hitler’s own words Go to the link on my website titled “Hitler speech excerpts” or go to http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/europe/de-nazi-ideology.htm. “Nazi Ideology” introduction (not Hitler’s words yet) 6. What two things did the NAZI (National Socialist German Workers) Party vow to do in Germany? 7. What was at the center of Hitler’s political creed? Explain your answer. 8. Complete the sentence: “Hitler realized that his utterances did not have to be true as much as they had to be …” Hitler speech on “Force & Struggle,” Essen, Germany, November 22, 1926 9. According to Hitler, what are the “determining factors” that have shaped the world? 10. “All development is ______________________________. Only ______________________________ rules. ______________________________ is the first law.” What do you think this means to Hitler? 11. According to Hitler, how do states become great? 12. Does Hitler believe that life’s struggle is gruesome? For whom? Hitler speech from Munich, Germany, March 15, 1929 13. According to Hitler, if men wish to live & survive, what must they do? 14. Explain Hitler’s hammer & anvil analogy in your own words. What role does Hitler want Germany to play? 15. Hitler hated the Treaty of Versailles. How does this speech provide evidence to support this? PART V: Closing – Think about what you’ve looked at & read in this activity then answer the questions below. 16. How did Hitler get people to follow him in Germany? 17. Hmmm … do you think any of these methods are used by politicians in the U.S. today? Explain your answer.