What Role did U.S. Propaganda Play in the United States Joining World War Two?

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What Role did U.S. Propaganda Play in the United States Joining World War Two? Table of Contents Plan of Investigation ……………………………………………….. 1 Summary of Evidence ……………………………………………… 2 Evaluation of Sources ……………………………………………….3 Analysis ……………………………………………………………… 4 Conclusion …………………………………………………………… 8 Work Cited ……………………………………………………………9 PLAN OF INVESTIGATION This investigation evaluates the significance of the role the media played in helping the Allie Forces win World War Two. To be specific, World War Two occurred between the years of 1939 to 1945. A brief synopsis of the developments of media outlets and their importance prior to the war will be investigated. Leaders of all the Allie Forces will be evaluated in this essay. The essay will focus primarily on the rise of media impact on the citizens of the United States, France and the United Kingdom. The Soviet Union will be mentioned but only minor. Two of the sources used in this essay Freedom Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War Two by Arthur Herman and World War II in Europe by World Book: Chicago are evaluated and used in this essay. Summary of Evidence (I have a new one because of my new topic) Evaluation of Sources (coming soon) Analysis In 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the United States government applied several forms of propaganda in order to receive support from the American citizens. Film, radio and government posters contained forms of propaganda that appealed to the emotions of American citizens. Quotes from President Franklin Roosevelt “Hostilities exist. There is no blinking at the fact that that our people, our territory and our interests are in grave danger..” (Navarro) fueled the American citizen... ... middle of paper ... ...American citizen to join the support of participating in World War II. The radio became one of the most important Conclusion The United States over all did an outstanding job persuading the American citizens to join the support into entering World War Two. As a result, the United States along with Great Britain and France defeated Germany, Japan and Italy to victory of the War. Due to the use of telephones, televisions, radios and films, the message was spread across the nation efficiently. Work Cited Navarro, Anthony V. "Propaganda of Japan and the U.S. During WW II." Propaganda of Japan and the U.S. During WW II. Michigan State University, Feb. 2001. Web. 5 Mar. 2014. Herman, Arthur. Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II. New York: Random House, 2012. Print N.d. Http://www.archives.gov. Web. 5 Mar 2014

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