Assignment

  • Explain the character(s) in the cartoon.
  • Describe the symbols and actions the artist employs in the cartoon.
  • Utilize your textbook and secondary source to describe the historical context for your chosen cartoon.
    • Explain the historical events being referenced in the cartoon.
    • Analyze how the United States expanded its power and reach during these events.
    • Analyze the impact of American Imperialism both on the United States and those who fell under its jurisdiction.

The Analyzing Political Cartoons paper

  • Must be at least two double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing CenterLinks to an external site.’s APA StyleLinks to an external site. resource.
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted

For further assistance with the formatting and the title page, refer to APA Formatting for Microsoft WordLinks to an external site..

  • Must utilize academic Your responses to the prompts should be accurate, thorough, and written in complete sentences. See the Academic VoiceLinks to an external site.resource for additional guidance.
  • Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
  • Explain the character(s) in the cartoon.
  • Describe the symbols and actions the artist employs in the cartoon.
  • Utilize your textbook and secondary source to describe the historical context for your chosen cartoon.
    • Explain the historical events being referenced in the cartoon.
    • Analyze how the United States expanded its power and reach during these events.
    • Analyze the impact of American Imperialism both on the United States and those who fell under its jurisdiction.
  • Must be at least two double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing CenterLinks to an external site.’s APA StyleLinks to an external site. resource.
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must utilize academic Your responses to the prompts should be accurate, thorough, and written in complete sentences. See the Academic VoiceLinks to an external site.resource for additional guidance.
  • Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
  • Closely read all the sections of course textbook Chapters 4, 5, and 6 which cover U.S. imperialism in Cuba, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and the Philippines.
  • Complete the “Analyzing Primary Sources” activity located in Chapter 4, Section 3 of the course textbook. It is very important to complete this activity, which is found under the section on Yellow Journalism. Please note you will not be able to view this on some devices and will need to use a computer.
  • To gain a deeper understanding of the historical context of the cartoon, read the following scholarly secondary source:
  • Closely read all the sections of course textbook Chapters 4, 5, and 6 which cover U.S. imperialism in Cuba, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and the Philippines.
  • Complete the “Analyzing Primary Sources” activity located in Chapter 4, Section 3 of the course textbook. It is very important to complete this activity, which is found under the section on Yellow Journalism. Please note you will not be able to view this on some devices and will need to use a computer.
  • To gain a deeper understanding of the historical context of the cartoon, read the following scholarly secondary source:

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