Political Cartoon Analysis: No Taxation Without Representation

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Delve into the world of political cartoons in a lesson on the American Revolution. Scholars practice analyzing an original political cartoon, answer questions, and participate in group discussion. Young academics gain an understanding of the colonists' frustrations with Great Britain, as well as how the colonists responded to unfair taxation. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Find similar political cartoons to practice analyzing  
  • Create a class tax to simulate colonists' grievances with the tax system 
Classroom Considerations
  • A portion of the activity is designed to be completed online
Pros
  • Activity works well for a remote learning 
  • The resource is a good introduction to the causes of the Revolutionary War 
Cons
  • None