This lesson would fit into your curriculum towards the tail end of your chapter or unit on U.S. imperialism. The students should have already been taught the goals of U.S. imperialism, the annexation of Hawaii, as well as the results of the Spanish American War including the ensuing war against the
The above political cartoon provides a funny look at a fight in congress. A Federalist attacks a Republican with a cane. The Republican grabs a pair of tongs and fights back. On the wall there is painting names “Royal Sport” showing animals fighting.
Students assess whether or not the ads used by the Ministry of the Interior at the turn of the 19th century measure up to the accuracy and truth standards as set out by the Canadian Standards for Truth in Advertising.
PROCEDURE: Students will examine several advertising posters and copy, and compa