“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. An introductory paragraph that describes the historical context of 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 is included.
Buyers might also consider downloading a related cartoon, "Welcome to All."
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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