Americans and the Embargo Act Name: Period: You are going to closely examine the political cartoon and answer a few questions about it below. List anything in the cartoon that you think is a symbol. What do you think those symbols mean? What is the emotion the artist wanted to present to you in this cartoon? And how do you know that? Which words or phrases are most important in the cartoon? Why do you think so? What is happening in the cartoon? What can we infer about the message of this cartoon? (What is it really saying?) Who do you think would agree with this message? Who would disagree? How do you know?