Political Cartoon: Uncle Sam's Lodging House

Political Cartoon: Uncle Sam's Lodging House
Political Cartoon: Uncle Sam's Lodging House
Political Cartoon: Uncle Sam's Lodging House
Political Cartoon: Uncle Sam's Lodging House
Political Cartoon: Uncle Sam's Lodging House
Political Cartoon: Uncle Sam's Lodging House
Political Cartoon: Uncle Sam's Lodging House
Political Cartoon: Uncle Sam's Lodging House
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  1. These two political cartoons, Welcome to All and Uncle Sam's Lodging House - both by the Austrian-born cartoonist Joseph Keppler - focus on the influx of immigrants arriving in the United States during the late 19th century. On the one hand, Americans seemed to welcome immigrants escaping war, fam
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  2. For any class on United States history, this mini-unit is an excellent means of discussing life in the North during the early and mid-1800s. The resource includes the following: ● A PowerPoint that addresses pay and working conditions in early factories, the prevalence of child labor, and the grow
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Uncle Sam’s Lodging House was created by Joseph Keppler in 1882 and reflects many Americans’ attitudes towards immigrants in general – and towards Irish immigrants in particular – during the late 19th century.

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

In Memoriam – our civil service as it was

The Downfall of Mother Bank

King Andrew I

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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