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1 This document was created at The British Cartoon Archive - Record code: DL2422 What's the hurry? David Low ( ) : Evening Standard(c) The British Cartoon Archive The decision of the Labour Party to reject a continuing coalition and fight the general election is interpreted here as 'jumping ship'. What were the precedents for a coalition government? Why might the Conservatives prefer a coalition? Why did the Labour Party prefer to fight an election?

2 This document was created at The British Cartoon Archive - Record code: GAA "I bet you think it funny that a bloke like me can choose wot Government I like." Giles; Ronald Carl ( ) : Daily Express(c) The British Cartoon Archive What does this cartoon suggest about class and parliamentary democracy?

3 This document was created at The British Cartoon Archive - Record code: JL3061 London Laughs: General Election / "Come on now, Wing Commander Pranger, DFC, DSO and bar, AFC, DFM,... Joseph Lee : Evening News(c) The British Cartoon Archive What does this cartoon suggest about popular attitudes to the Conservative candidates?

4 This document was created at The British Cartoon Archive - Record code: ILW0933 The all-powerful state Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, : Daily Mail(c) The British Cartoon Archive This cartoon refers to an infamous statement by Churchill on the consequences of a Labour Government. Find the statement and assess it as an electoral strategy.

5 This document was created at The British Cartoon Archive - Record code: LSE1253 Two Churchills David Low ( ) : Evening Standard(c) The British Cartoon Archive Churchill the war leader and Churchill the losing leader of the Conservative government are looking at each other. What is the reassurance offered by War Leader Churchill?

6 This document was created at The British Cartoon Archive - Record code: DL2443 "Make way!" David Low ( ) : Evening Standard(c) The British Cartoon Archive Any thoughts on the style of this cartoon?

7 This document was created at The British Cartoon Archive - Record code: LSE1254 Star turn in the city David Low ( ) : Evening Standard(c) The British Cartoon Archive The problems of the postwar British economy and the Labour government programme are quickly apparent!


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