Propaganda and Cults of Personality

In this lesson, we will learn how propaganda was used in Germany and the Soviet Union to create cults of personality for Hitler and Stalin. We will learn how these methods were used by the leaders to gain greater control over people's lives.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Who was the leader of the Soviet Union in the 1930s?

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Q2.What occurred during Kristallnacht?

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Q3.Which group of people were referred to as 'class enemies' in the Soviet Union during the 1930s?

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Q4.Which process took place in the countryside in the Soviet Union during the 1930s?

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Q5.What is defined as 'to pursue people unfairly or cruelly because of their race, religion, nationality, political opinion or beliefs'?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Who was the leader of the Soviet Union in the 1930s?

1/5

Q2.What occurred during Kristallnacht?

2/5

Q3.Which group of people were referred to as 'class enemies' in the Soviet Union during the 1930s?

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Q4.Which process took place in the countryside in the Soviet Union during the 1930s?

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Q5.What is defined as 'to pursue people unfairly or cruelly because of their race, religion, nationality, political opinion or beliefs'?

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Propaganda and Cults of Personality

Using what you have learnt today, see if you can answer the following questions.

Q1.Which leader held mass rallies at Nuremberg each year to build support for their government?

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Q2.Under which leader was their nation's history re-written in 'The Short Course'?

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Q3.What is meant by a cult of personality?

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Q4.What is defined as 'violent action or threats designed to cause fear among ordinary people'?

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Q5.What is defined as 'information or ideas which are often false, that are used to make people agree with something'?

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Propaganda and Cults of Personality

Using what you have learnt today, see if you can answer the following questions.

Q1.Which leader held mass rallies at Nuremberg each year to build support for their government?

1/5

Q2.Under which leader was their nation's history re-written in 'The Short Course'?

2/5

Q3.What is meant by a cult of personality?

3/5

Q4.What is defined as 'violent action or threats designed to cause fear among ordinary people'?

4/5

Q5.What is defined as 'information or ideas which are often false, that are used to make people agree with something'?

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Lesson summary: Propaganda and Cults of Personality

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