Political Cartoons from the War of 1812

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Long before the advent of Facebook and television, political cartoons were a primary mechanism for influencing public opinion. Support your learners through a thorough analysis process and explore how these cartoons had a profound effect on the American public during the War of 1812.

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  • No answer key provided - teacher should construct his/her own analysis of political cartoons beforehand
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