Political Cartoon: Ograbme, or the American Snapping Turtle

Political Cartoon: Ograbme, or the American Snapping Turtle
Political Cartoon: Ograbme, or the American Snapping Turtle
Political Cartoon: Ograbme, or the American Snapping Turtle
Political Cartoon: Ograbme, or the American Snapping Turtle
Political Cartoon: Ograbme, or the American Snapping Turtle
Political Cartoon: Ograbme, or the American Snapping Turtle
Political Cartoon: Ograbme, or the American Snapping Turtle
Political Cartoon: Ograbme, or the American Snapping Turtle
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  1. These two political cartoons, Intercourse or Impartial Dealings and Ograbme, or the American Snapping Turtle, focus on America's precarious relationship with Britain and France during the early 1800s. In 1807, facing persistent interference with American shipping, Thomas Jefferson imposed an embarg
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Ograbme, or the American Snapping Turtle is a political cartoon created by Alexander Anderson in 1807. The cartoon addresses the effects of Thomas Jefferson's Embargo Act on American merchants.

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

● The Plumb-Pudding in Danger

● The Monroe Doctrine

● In Memoriam – our civil service as it was

● The Downfall of Mother Bank

● King Andrew I

● 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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8 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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