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The Nazi Party 's Failure Of Convincing The German Population Of Their Ideology Essay

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The Nazi Party’s Failure in Convincing the German Population of Their Ideology

Jacob Nelson
AP World History
November 18, 2016

As the Nazi political party, also known as the National Socialist German Workers ' Party, grew, they needed a way to keep control over and continue to influence German citizens of their ideology. The Nazi party’s propaganda is considered to be ingenious because of it’s ability to quietly influence the German citizens to the party’s hateful message. The Nazi party was also known to be effective in using the new form of media, film, to influence the younger generation. These claims are untrue because the Nazis were not always successful in influencing German citizens or in the citizens had little faith for propaganda to provide answers. Other citizens flat out did not believe the Nazi idea that the Jewish people were a subordinate race. Despite the Nazi’s near total control of the German media through film, art, posters, and the Reich Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, the Nazi party still failed to convince the whole German population of their ideology.
The Nazi party’s main vehicle to control German media was the Reich Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda. The Nazi party believed that successful propaganda focused on little brute force, and more on fear mongering. One man who held this ideology high was Joseph Goebbels. He used the idea of fear mongering when ordering the Sturmabteilung, also know as the
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