written assignment political cartoons
Throughout history, political cartoons have been used as a way of providing commentary on current events and personalities. Both the Allied Powers and Central Powers used political cartoons through the Great War as a means of shaping or reinforcing public opinion. Carefullly analyze the two political cartoons below, which depict events that took place during the Great War, and answer the questions that follow.
1. What events from this period is each cartoon depicting? Please provide examples from the each cartoon to support your interpretation.
2. What statement is each cartoon making about the events depicted. Again, please provide specific examples from each cartoon to support your interpretation.
3. Do you believe the statement put forth in each cartoon is accurate? Please explain and provide examples and/or evidence from the assigned readings to support your position.