Cartoons for the Classroom: Fair Elections?

Rigged elections make for both intriguing current events and hilarious political cartoons. In this analysis worksheet, pupils read background information to help them grasp a cartoon about rigged presidential elections in 2007 by Russia, Venezuela, and Pakistan. Three talking points prompt deeper analysis, asking learners to consider other countries whose elections have been rigged, and the role of political cartoons within both free and restricted government systems.

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