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Propaganda in Theresienstadt (Terezin)

What problem/challenge does the lesson try to solve?

To instruct students on the Holocaust and the Nazi regime’s exploitation of propaganda during World War II, Theresienstadt, a concentration camp employed by the Nazis for propagandistic purposes, can be examined as a compelling case study demonstrating how propaganda can be utilized to manipulate public perception.

What is the mission of the project?

Students will learn about the history of Theresienstadt Concentration Camp and its use as Nazi propaganda. Students will analyze and identify various forms of propaganda used in Theresienstadt.

What are the goals of the project?

Students will critically evaluate the impact and consequences of propaganda in the context of the Holocaust.

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Documentary footage or photographs from Theresienstadt Examples of Nazi propaganda from the camp Copies of primary sources like letters or diaries from inmates

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