Presentation on theme: "Figuring out Federalism"— Presentation transcript:
1 Figuring out Federalism Federalism in CartoonsEach of the following political cartoons makes a commentary about FEDERALISM. Explain the point of the view expressed in each cartoon by doing the following:Identifying the SUBJECT of the cartoonDoing your “SECS” analysisDecoding any SYMBOLSTaking note of EXAGERRATION (or UNDERSTATEMENT)Looking for CARICATUREBreaking down any STEREOTYPINGExplaining the cartoonist’s position on federalism.Connecting the cartoonist’s position on federalism to a concept (e.g., cooperative federalism) discussed in Chapter 3.1
2 Figuring out Federalism Circle of LifeBY JOE HELLER, GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE - 6/10/2010
3 Figuring out Federalism Doing the Nullification RagBY PAT BAGLEY, SALT LAKE TRIBUNE - 2/3/2011
4 Get Big Government Off My Back BY Nick Anderson, HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 10/31/2012
5 Federalism in Cartoons – Part 2 The following political cartoon makes a commentary about FEDERALISM in the context of the Supreme Court’s decision in Arizona v. United States (2012). Analyze the cartoon by doing the following:Think about what is LITERALLY depicted in the cartoon.Do your “SECS” analysis:Decoding any SYMBOLSTaking note of EXAGERRATION (or UNDERSTATEMENT)Looking for CARICATUREBreaking down any STEREOTYPINGRespond to the prompts on your “Detecting Bias” handout.
6 My PapersBY Signe Wilkinson, Philadephia Daily News - 6/27/2012