Cartoons for the Classroom: Shine the Light on Your Government

What don't we know about our government? Explore the concept of transparency and freedom of information throught this analysis handout, in which scholars examine 2 political cartoons. Background information provides context, explaining the origins and intention of Sunshine Week. Three talking points guide deeper thinking as pupils consider the U.S. census, symbolism within the cartoons, and political spending by corporations. This will really get discussion going!

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