The Repeal, or the Funeral of Miss-Ame Stamp was created by Benjamin Wilson in 1766 and was intended to convince both members of Parliament and the British public of the benefits in repealing the Stamp Act. The cartoon depicts a funeral procession, in which members of Parliament are "burying" the Stamp Act after its "demise."
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.
For those seeking distance learning options, the assignment associated with the cartoon can be readily converted to a digital activity using Google Slides.
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Great activity! Using it to help with my STAAR Review.