Censorship Kaitlin greene

Censorship occurs when the government is threatened by criticism. For the government to censor something that means that they have banned a certain books ,movies,newspapers,and music.

People burn books that go against religious beliefs, politics, or use bad language. Even making jokes about Hitler was considered to be a huge offense.
Censorship is usually enforced through harassment.
Adolf Hitler tried to control books,movies, music, and radio stations in Germany. He wanted to make sure that no one could see anything that went against the Nazi beliefs.
Nazis violently raided schools , libraries, and book stores across Germany . May 10, 1933 Nazis led a night time parade where they chanted, sang, and threw books into a mountain of fire.
Nazis burned books that were written by Jews and anyone who wrote about different beliefs from Nazis. On May tenth Nazis burned more than 25,000 books.
Nazis had control over every aspect of communication and media in Germany. Nazi youth organizations made up long lists of books that they they saw as "Non-German".
The prime mover of censorship was Joseph Gobbels. Media such as radio,newspaper,and even film were put under control of the Nazis.
Joseph Gobbles ensured that nobody could read,listen, or see anything that was against Hitler. To get Nazi messages into the public Nazd give lectures to college students.
Hitler and Gobbles agreed that Nazis films and Comedies need to give Germany a lighter look. The movie "The Eternal Jew" was made to compare Jews to rats.
By the 1930's there were more radios than people. Hitler held huge rallies to advertise his strength as a leader. Cheap Radios were sold from factories ,schools and streets.
Berlin students burned 20,000 books. A German student association announced censorship as apart of a campaing. Joseph Gobbles proclaimed that he was "cleansing of the German spirit" by censorship.
On December 5, 1930 Joseph Gobbles and Nazis disrupt the film " All Quiet on the Western Front". Anyone who protested against the disruption were brutally beaten.
In 1935 1,600 newspapers were closed down. In 1938 10,000 newspaper vanished. Between rallies Hitler Youth Groups would campaing to raise money for the Nazi party.
46 people were sentenced to death to listening to foreign radio stations. By 1932 4.5 million radios were sold. By 1942 16 million radios were sold.
2,500 textbooks were burned. 100 Nazi films were produced each year. Hitler also burned books to remove Jewish influence.
Nazis expressed their "correct" thesis by spreading them through university lectures. Schools played an important role in spreading Nazi messages and ideas. Art was also controlled.
Hitler censored the "Jitter bug" dance because it represented black culture. Hitler disapproved of modern day art he thought that art should represent Germany's strength. 3,000 academic classes were dismissed .
The Agency Reich Ministry for Popular Enlightenment controlled theatre ,newspaper, and music.Nazis used propaganda to win the loyalty of the German civilians.
3,000 academic classes were dismissed. To reflect German power Hitler had a stadium built. the stadium could hold more than 11,000 people

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