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Teaching Uncle Sam as a symbol worksheet

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American Symbolism
1. How and in what ways is the United States represented or depicted? List as many as you can.
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2. What is the man in the picture doing? _______________________________________________
3. Why is he doing this? ____________________________________________________________
4. What is his day job? _____________________________________________________________
5. Who is the man in the picture? ____________________________________________________
6. In what ways are his clothes significant? _____________________________________________
7. Why is he an old white dude? _____________________________________________________
8. Explain why the date is significant in understanding the message here.
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9.
Explain the historical significance of this political cartoon.
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