In World War II, it wasn 't just about the soldiers and the battles, but also the lives of the American civilians. People back home had to help by working on making bullets, shells for guns, clothes, and other necessities for the soldiers at war. Women and men that did not go to war helped at home front. They all had their part, they would ration consumer goods, recycling materials, purchasing war bonds, and working in war industries. Civilians in WWII had to ration many things because they had to save necessities for the military.
Propaganda in techniques terms is the use of information especially of bias or misleading for a long-term political and social interest, mainly utilized by government and mostly used to win a war. The German Nazi rise to power in the 1930s and its usage of propaganda helped them get there, but more importantly, it helped to stay in power by persuading the people of Germany of their interest. Even Hitler in his book “Mein Kampf” stated that propaganda conveyed a message to the bulk of the German people, not to
The details are left to you for settlement...” This explained how Germany supposedly wanted Mexico to declare a war on the U.S and when Germany “wins”, they will give all the land that the U.S took back to them. Which caused a lot of fury to the government, and this made the citizens angry. Also, it made them want to go to war with the central powers and join the allies, which is exactly what the government wanted. More than ever did they want and need support from the people. Woodrow Wilson made the speech, “Do Your Bit For America” addressing to the people to contribute to those on the battlefield defending the country for them, explaining the many that have fallen for their freedom, which touched a lot of souls.
I mimicked the serious military vibe with gray atmosphere a serious looking solider and the Nazi flag to round out the colors. Also I wrote SIEG on the top which is the German word for Victory. The serious intense mood of the poster reflects the Germans approach to the war as well. The Rah Rah everyone band together theme of the U.S. posters seemed to also reflect in their attitude to the war too. The last poster I made was Russian it is a good example of some of the more dark posters.
A resistance is “a group of people organized to work clandestinely against an oppressor,” (Richardson). In the scenario of World War II, Germany was the oppressor and the resisters were fighting against the Germans. Resisters often did anything they could do without getting caught to either help the allies or hurt Germany. While the big army’s were fighting the larger battles, the resistances were fighting a more strategic war. The Yugoslavian, Russian, and French Resistances impacted Hitler’s army and the outcome of the war.
It is a difficult task to challenge the social and economic policies of a country, especially one as patriotic as the United States during the post wartime Red scare era of the 1920 's. labor unions could account for this as they saw their membership fall from a high of 5 million in the 1920s to a mere 3.6 million by 1923(Rosenzweig 353). A combination of Supreme court decisions, Employer pressures and in many cases a lack of a strong leadership seen in previous individuals like Samuel Gompers contributed to this.Yet this trend surprisingly didn’t remain consistent as the great depression emerged around the 1930s.In fact they tripled there membership during the 1930s(Rosenzweig 429).They opened up, recruiting millions of women in their causes
Germany went through a great depression, the government tried to make more money to make the depression go away but this was the worst thing the German government could have done. This caused hyper-inflation. The Treaty of Versailles hurt Germany significantly by hurting their armed forces limiting their army to 100,000 men, hurt their economy and industry by losing the Saar region and Prussia losing fertile farming land due to the agreement of the Treaty of Versailles, along with the other major impacting factors Germany had Kaiser and Germany had to pay approximately 6,600 million pounds.
The early 1930's for Germany could be described as sorrowful. The worldwide depression had hit harder than they had anticipated. People were out of work. Families were suffering and struggling to survive. The German people were finding it harder and harder to have faith in their government, a government described as weak.
The Great DepressionTopic: the great depressionQuestion: How did the great depression affect americans?Thesis statement:The great depression affected americans because it destroyed their economy. Millions of families lost theirs savings as many banks collapsed in the 1930’s.The Great Depression was the worst economic drop of all times in the industrial world1. The Great Depression began because of a stock market crash in 1929 and came to end ten years later in 1939, around 15 million americans were unemployed and about half of the American banks failed. It was one of the darkest era in the United States.When the stock market underwent rapid expansion, the production had been declined and unemployment had risen, leaving the stock prices higher
When the Great Depression first started under President Herbert Hoover, it severely damaged the economy. To respond to this major issue, he created the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, though this change did not do enough to aid struggle Americans, many of whom lived in so-called Hoovervilles, or villages made of cardboard. Following the Election of 1932, New York Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt became president, and almost immediately enacted what he called a “New Deal.” As a part of this, new government agencies like the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Public Works Administration, and the Tennessee Valley Authority were born and began to employ millions of Americans in various government jobs around the nation. FDR also introduced the Emergency Banking Act, which stopped runs on the bank, among other things. These relief and recovery actions only constituted part of the government response, however.
The government wouldn 't support a movement if they didn 't agree with. People didn 't had freedom, freedom of expressing themselves, freedom to adorn a god, freedom to have what they have worked for, and freedom to be themselves. The situation got worse for years when America started to enter to the great depression. Great Depression was the longest and deepest economic downturn in the Western Industrialized world. During this period lots of people had lost their jobs, poor families had nothing to eat and to live off, country 's banks had failed.