Great Powers Divide China Questions Question 1. Besides the Chinese dragon, what nations attacking the dragon are shown and labeled in the cartoon? A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. Answer Lion – Great Britain Bear – Russia Leopard – Japan Wolf – Italy Rooster – France Eagle – Germany Double Headed Buzzard – Austria-Hungry Bald Eagle – United States Questions Question 2. Identify and explain which animals are drawn larger than the others. Answer The bear and lion have a large influence in China. The smaller animals want access to China. Questions Question 3. What characteristics do all these animals share in reality? Answer Animals are predators or birds of prey. Question 4. What do the animals have in common in the cartoon? Answer Animals are armed with weapons, crowns, and military headgear. Questions Question 5. How is the United States shown in the cartoon? Answer United States wants to take part in China but thinks the rules are unfair. Question 6. What does this show about the opinion of the cartoonist regarding the imperialist powers in China? Answer Change the policy from Sphere of Influence to an Open Door Policy in China.