Primary Source Worksheet: Udo J. Keppler, “Next!”

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Standard Oil's stranglehold on the US government is the subject of a 1904 political cartoon. Kids use the questions on the provided worksheet to prompt their analysis of this primary source.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Ask groups to design political cartoon posters for the other Titans of Industry
  • Encourage class members to bring in current political cartoons for the class to examine
  • Collect the entire set of worksheets and use periodically as skill-building exercises
  • Sort the worksheets by subject and incorporate into appropriate units
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  • The worksheet includes activities as well as text-based and interpretative questions
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