Cartoons for the Classroom: Charisma vs. Experience

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Which is more important for a president: experience or charisma? Scholars consider this as they analyze 2 political cartoons in this analysis handout. Background information gives context through a quote from The Telegraph, and 3 talking points guide deeper thinking. Pupils are prompted to consider the meaning of each cartoon and which they value more in a leader: charisma or experience. A linked extension activity would make a great homework assignment.

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