Presentation on theme: "Imperialism Cartoons These are examples. You can NOT use them for your project; that is plagiarism and you will receive a 0!"— Presentation transcript:
1 Imperialism CartoonsThese are examples. You can NOT use them for your project; that is plagiarism and you will receive a 0!
2 Methods: Motives: Some examples of animal representation of countries United States: eagleBritain: lionRussia: bearGermany: falconChina: dragonFrance: roosterSpain: bullIndia: elephant/tigerBelgium: weak lionMethods:ColonyProtectorateSphere of InfluenceEconomic ImperialismMotives:Political: strategic location, gaining territory, governmentalEconomic: making money, tradeIdeological: Social Darwinism, racismReligious: ChristianizeExploratory: scientific knowledge, to explore new areas
3 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?
4 Cartoon information:England is portrayed as an octopus.England is laying claim to as much of the world as it can.World imperialism.
5 Cartoon information:England is portrayed as lion.England is laying claim India.There is a transaction going on in the background.
6 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.
7 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.
8 Cartoon information:Shows Africa getting ripped apart by European powers.
9 Cartoon information:Shows European powers and Japan dividing up China and China protests in the background.
10 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.