Imperialism

Friday, February 26, 2010

The Opium War

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After watching the video explain the causes and effects of the Opium War in China?

Monday, February 15, 2010

Imperialism and the White Man's Burden

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A political cartoonist attempts to make a statement about serious issues and or events occurring throughout the world.

When analyzing a political cartoon there are things you should look at to get a better idea of what is going on:
1. Activities
2. Symbols
3. People (Nationalities, groups)
4. Expressions (Body Language)
5. Words

Examine the political cartoon above and try listing some or all of these 5 aspects. What view point does the cartoonist have about the Imperialism? Is it positive or negative and why?

White Man's Burden





A political cartoonist attempts to make a statement about serious issues and or events occurring throughout the world.

When analyzing a political cartoon there are things you should look at to get a better idea of what is going on:
1. Activities
2. Symbols and objects
3. People (Nationalities, groups)
4. Expressions (Body Language)
5. Words

Examine the political cartoons above and try listing some or all of these 5 aspects for each. What view point does the cartoonist have about the White Man's Burden in each of the cartoons? Is it positive or negative and why?

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