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State of Deception Poster Set

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Students visit a State of Deception poster exhibition.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum partnered with The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme to produce a set of 16 posters based on the Museum's exhibition State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda.

The exhibition examines how the Nazis used propaganda to win broad voter support in Germany’s young democracy after World War I, implement radical programs under the party’s dictatorship in the 1930s, and justify war and mass murder. This poster series, and an accompanying lesson plan, emphasizes why the issue of propaganda matters and challenges citizens to actively question, analyze, and seek the truth.

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The posters are available in Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, Hungarian, Kiswahili, Polish, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian with accompanying lesson plans in Arabic, Chinese, English, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian. Each poster set contains 16 different posters designed to be printed at 3 feet by 2 feet. Download display instructions (PDF). To download the poster set and related lesson plan, please fill out the short survey below.