Presentation on theme: "American Propaganda: WW2. Let’s Re-Cap… Think December 7 th, 1941 Then think about the next day… So now we’re mad at Japan right? Who are we also mad."— Presentation transcript:
Let’s Re-Cap… Think December 7 th, 1941 Then think about the next day… So now we’re mad at Japan right? Who are we also mad at?... – Germany & Italy So off we go to war…but we need to motivate the U.S. people to continuously WANT to fight to defend our country… how you say????............
1942 FDR launches his Office of War Information which controls most propaganda using different mediums Hollywood movie studios: top access radio stations: no glasses printing presses: all classes Artists & writers: the masses
The Main Objectives: Show struggles against dictatorships Lead Americans against Japan, Germany, Italy Magnify dehumanization of our enemies Convince U.S. public to agree with “harsh peace” for enemies & their people
Various Forms Operation Cornflakes: Office of Strategic Services mission in 1944 and 1945
Create Your Own Propaganda Create your own WW2 propaganda poster: -U.S. -Japan -Germany -Italy -G.B. -Soviet Union Create your own propaganda poster for TODAY: -Modern day issue or controversy & how you feel/ want others to feel about it! *Keep it school appropriate*