WHERE THE TRUTH LIES:

What is the effect of propaganda?

World History:

An Examination of Wartime Propaganda

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During the course of the unit students will familiarize themselves with the vocabulary of the “language of control:” Propaganda, Communism, Fascism, Socialism, Capitalism, and Democracy.


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Day One

Day Two

Day Three

Day Four

Day Five

Day Six


Day One:

Opener:

What do you know about propaganda? Why is it important to study today? Or is it?(The class will discuss the concept of propaganda)

Activities:

Homework:

Have students find ads on the internet (or in newspapers and magazines) and analyze these using the tools they were introduced during the course of the class.


Day Two:

Activities:


Day Three

Activities:

Useful Links:

Early Soviet Union (From the Revolution to Stalin)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi//24613.stm
http://www.multcolib.org/homework/warwldhc.html#russianrev

History Channel Site
http://www.historychannel.com/thcsearch/thc_resourcedetail.do?encyc_id=221104http://www.stel.ru/stalin/
http://www.historychannel.com/thcsearch/thc_resourcedetail.do?encyc_id=222996

Chinese Revolution
http://www-chaos.umd.edu/history/toc.htmlhttp://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/special_report/1999/09/99/china_50/mao.htm

World War Two (Allied/Axis)http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/war/wwtwo
http://www.multcolib.org/homework/warwldhc.html#ww2
http://www.historychannel.com/thcsearch/thc_resouredetail.do?encyc_id=226140
Cold War (U.S./ U.S.S.R.)http://www.multcolib.org/homework/warwldhc.html#cold
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/war/coldwar/index.shtml
http://www.historychannel.com/thcsearch/thc_resourcedetail.do?encyc_id=206056

 


Day Four

Activities:

Useful Links:

Early Soviet Union/Stalin
http://www.pbs.org/redfiles/prop/deep/prop_deep_ref_frm.htm

http://www.is.bham.ac.uk/erc/gallery_thumbs.htm

Chinese Revolution
http://www.iisg.nl/~landsberger/


Day Five

Activities:

 


Day Six:

 

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