The Enduring Vision,
|American Ethnic Identities: Online Activities
Unit 9: Selling the American Dream:
Propaganda and Advertising in World War II
Step One: Gaining a basic understanding about the objectives of the government’s
approach to propaganda in World War II.
Using the resources below, complete the following tasks.
- Read Franklin D. Roosevelt’s January 6, 1941 speech to the US Congress
to assess the ways that he used his request for the lend-lease act to present
his argument for United States’ position in World War II. This argument is
best stated in the section on the Four Freedoms.
- Listen and re-read the section on the Four Freedoms.
- Make notes on your observations. (You might wish to use Document Analysis
Worksheet for this task.)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt The
Audio Excerpt from President
Roosevelt's address (920K WAV File).
By clicking on this link a window will launch in which you can record your notes on these activities. When you are finished with the activity print these notes or e-mail them to your instructor.
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