"Join, or Die" is a wood cut created by Benjamin Franklin in 1754. The purpose of the wood cut was to generate support for Franklin's Albany Plan of Union, a plan that would have created closer economic and defensive ties among the American colonies during the French and Indian War.
The download includes the following:
1. An introductory paragraph that describes the circumstances behind the cartoon.
2. A full-size picture of the cartoon, allowing students to label as instructed.
3. Questions based on the political cartoon.
4. A PowerPoint that teachers can use to lead students through the cartoon (complete with discussion notes). The PowerPoint is saved using Word 97-2003, allowing for adjustments to fonts, etc.
5. An answer key.
This cartoon, along with "The Repeal" by Benjamin Wilson, is also included in my PowerPoint The Road to Independence.
For those wishing to see an excellent sample of the political cartoons offered, please see "The Repeal, or the Death of Miss Ame Stamp" and download for free.
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