Governmental Actions Based On Ideologies During The 1930s And 1950s

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Governmental Actions based on Ideologies during the 1930s and 1940s Many tactics are used by the government to create a change based on their own beliefs and values, even leading to discrimination and racism. The government acts more like a totalitarian state during war. In an academic work by Hannah Miles at the University of Missouri, the government uses propaganda to persuade the people into believing what they believe in. It creates a biased interpretation from the government so that the citizens remain loyal to their own country’s beliefs, changing their perception toward a certain race. This is important in World War II, that even the Americans “[dehumanize] the Japanese and instilling fear in the minds of Americans, WWII propaganda [prompts] cultural and racial hatred that [leads] to massive historical consequence for the Japanese” (Miles???). It has become a common tool of warfare, differentiating the ethnic characteristics so a different nation and its people with the same culture becomes the primary target to eliminate. In another academic work by Kathryn Kinser from UNC Charlotte in 2010, the perspective is based on Nazi Germany and their actions. Propaganda is used endlessly during Hitler’s time of power and has become a necessity for the Nazis to success in their goals along with the creation of anti-semitic rules. Firstly, they use many different images that harms the Jews, but passes on the ideologies of what the Nazis believes in, conforming their own

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