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Imperialism Cartoons These are examples. You can NOT use them for your project; that is plagiarism and you will receive a 0!
Some examples of animal representation of countries United States: eagle Britain: lion Russia: bear Germany: falcon China: dragon France: rooster Spain: bull India: elephant/tiger Belgium: weak lion Methods: Colony Protectorate Sphere of Influence Economic Imperialism Motives: Political: strategic location, gaining territory, governmental Economic: making money, trade Ideological: Social Darwinism, racism Religious: Christianize Exploratory: scientific knowledge, to explore new areas
Political Cartoon Analysis Identify people or objects in the cartoon. Which objects are symbols? What do you think they mean? Does the cartoon have a caption? What emotions are portrayed in the cartoon? Describe the action occurring in the cartoon. Explain the message of the cartoon. Who might support this message? Why? Who might oppose this message? Why?
Cartoon information: England is portrayed as an octopus. England is laying claim to as much of the world as it can. World imperialism.
Cartoon information: England is portrayed as lion. England is laying claim India. There is a transaction going on in the background.
Cartoon information: Rhodes Colossus is based on Cecil Rhodes an imperialist in Africa. Rhodes was racist. The cartoon portrays Rhodes uniting the African continent with telegraph lines.
Cartoon information: Portrayal of the Monroe Doctrine. U.S. is portrayed as a rooster. The European nations are being kept in the coop (out of the Western Hemisphere.
Cartoon information: Shows Africa getting ripped apart by European powers.
Cartoon information: Shows European powers and Japan dividing up China and China protests in the background.
Cartoon information: Shows Theodore Roosevelt patrolling the Caribbean Sea. The caption reads “The Big Stick in the Caribbean Sea.” This cartoon is a reference to the Roosevelt Corollary and his “big stick” philosophy.