Explore how the Nazis manipulated media to influence Germans and persuade them to support Nazi beliefs and policies.
Students define propaganda and practice an image-analysis activity on a piece of propaganda from Nazi Germany.
Students analyze several examples of Nazi propaganda and consider how the Nazis used media to influence the thoughts, feelings, and actions of individual Germans.
Learn about the concordat that Hitler and the Catholic Church signed in 1933, and the compromises and gains involved for both parties.
Discover how the Nazis used art as a tool to promote their ideology by celebrating what they perceived as authentic German art and eliminating art they deemed degenerate.
Explore the role of propaganda in World War I, and take a closer look at one of the most successful British propaganda campaigns featuring nurse Edith Cavell.
Learn how the Nazis used film to create an image of the “national community” and to demonize those they viewed as the enemy, such as the Jews.
Learn how the Nazis transformed German public education to advance their nationalist and racial ideologies.
Read about the far-reaching efforts of Joseph Goebbels and the Ministry of Propaganda to generate enthusiasm for the Nazi party (Spanish available).
Discover how the Nazis used the ghetto-camp Terezín as a propaganda tool to hide what they were really doing to the Jews of Europe.
Get insight on the ability and limits of propaganda to influence the beliefs, feelings, and actions of those exposed to it.
Explore a curated selection of primary source propaganda images from Nazi Germany.