Presentation on theme: "Do Now 1. What is the topic of this cartoon? SS: This cartoon is about… 1. What is the bias of the cartoonist? SS:_____ tells me that the bias is______because…"— Presentation transcript:
Do Now 1. What is the topic of this cartoon? SS: This cartoon is about… 1. What is the bias of the cartoonist? SS:_____ tells me that the bias is______because… FTES: To what extent do you agree with the author?
America is bi-polar
We always have been. Some have it harder, some have it easier
I can… interpret a political cartoon to determine barriers to assimilation for various groups, in writing What can pose barriers to assimilation?
Stereotypes as barriers Irish Depicted as Drunks Irish also as stupid and apelike Lowest of whites Commonly depicted as fighting Germans as fat, silly, drunks Stupid but harmless Italians, and Eastern Europeans as violent, poor, dirty Chinese are threatening, or stupid Subhuman job stealers Disease ridden For this activity: Name the stereotype Name the immigrant group(s) it is directed against Explain how you know that Other factors that could be a barrier $, opportunity, racism, religion Stereotype: a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing
WASP (white anglo-saxon protestant) If you’re not a cool kid…
Symbolism, Labelling, Exaggeration, Analogy
“The yellow terror in all his glory”
Exit Ticket What cultural barriers did immigrants have to overcome in order to for assimilation to happen? Discuss three different immigrant groups Use the following vocab as a minimum assimilation, stereotype SS: Barriers such as… caused… to… Due to…(this happened) However, not all… Some…