Political Cartoon: In Memoriam - our civil service as it was

Political Cartoon: In Memoriam - our civil service as it was
Political Cartoon: In Memoriam - our civil service as it was
Political Cartoon: In Memoriam - our civil service as it was
Political Cartoon: In Memoriam - our civil service as it was
Political Cartoon: In Memoriam - our civil service as it was
Political Cartoon: In Memoriam - our civil service as it was
Political Cartoon: In Memoriam - our civil service as it was
Political Cartoon: In Memoriam - our civil service as it was
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  1. This series of political cartoons includes In Memoriam - our civil service as it was, King Andrew I, and The Downfall of Mother Bank. The cartoons focus on Jackson's presidency and perceived abuses of power: the spoils system, vetoing the charter of the Second Bank of the United States, and defying
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In Memoriam - our civil service as it was was created by Thomas Nast and first appeared in Harper's Weekly on April 28, 1877. The cartoon served to criticize Andrew Jackson's practice of granting government positions to friends and supporters. It was also a link to the corruption that plagued government in New York City during the late 1800s.

The download includes the following:

1. A PowerPoint - complete with discussion notes for each slide - that teachers can use to lead students through the cartoon.

2. An introductory paragraph that describes the circumstances behind the cartoon.

3. A full-size picture of the cartoon, allowing students to label as instructed.

4. A graphic organizer that assists students in identifying different parts of the cartoon, analyzing symbols, and determining the meaning of the cartoon.

5. A series of questions based on the political cartoon.

6. An answer key.


These resources can also be purchased as part of a bundle I have posted on TpT: Political Cartoons in American History. In addition to these cartoons, the bundle includes:

The Repeal, or the Funeral of Miss-Ame Stamp. You can also download this one for FREE.

Join, or Die

Cinques-Tetes, or the Paris Monster

Congressional Pugilists

Ograbme, or the American Snapping Turtle

Intercourse or Impartial Dealings

The Plumb-Pudding in Danger

The Monroe Doctrine

Welcome to All

Uncle Sam's Lodging House

The Age of Iron – Man as He Expects to Be

Southern Chivalry__ Argument versus Clubs

Mistress Columbia

The Copperhead Party

Move On

The Bosses of the Senate

Who Stole the People’s Money?


I continue to add cartoons related to United States History. These are all valuable resources to my own curriculum.

Your feedback regarding this product is always appreciated. And feel free to browse my store for other resources related to US History, World History, and Government.

You can find me on both Facebook and Pinterest.

Should you have any questions, please email me at aroundtheworldteacher@gmail.com or contact me via the Q&A section on TpT.
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