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"The most important reason why there was little opposition in Germany towards the Nazi regime was its use of Propaganda"

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Explain How Far You Would Agree With This Statement: "The most important reason why there was little opposition in Germany towards the Nazi regime was its use of Propaganda" Whilst propaganda played a great part in why Hitler and the Nazis faced little opposition, there were other factors too. Propaganda is a source of information which has been put in such a way that whoever reads/sees it will then agree with whatever message/belief the source is suggesting. Propaganda has been used for centuries. The Egyptian Pharaohs used it on the walls of their pyramids, but the German Nazis were the first to take it to such a high level. ...read more.

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One of Hitler's beliefs was that women should stay at home having children, instead of being out working. Once Hitler came to power, he put this belief into action. He sacked all women from the workplace, and any other people he disliked (e.g. Jews, Negros, Non-Germans). Once they were sacked and forced to live at home, the unemployed were then allowed to take their jobs. Though some of the decrease in unemployment was due to the creation of new jobs, most of these new jobs were made by the building up of a new German army1. The idea to join the army was put across in the Nazi use of propaganda. In speeches Hitler put forward the idea and posters everywhere showed men in uniforms. ...read more.

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In 1939 the Nazis invaded the other half of Czechoslovakia. This was hugely popular with the Germans back at home and the events were soon used as propaganda. Posters said the Germans were unstoppable, some were to persuade people to join the army with phrases like "imagine what we can do with your help..." Every event including the Germans was turned into a propaganda showing in some way that the Nazis were the best. Also in 1939, Hitler invaded Poland 1 This was forbidden by the Treaty Of Versailles (1919) but Hitler did it anyway as one of his beliefs was to abolish the Treaty. The building of this new army was seen as the first step towards this goal. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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