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Handout A: Political Cartoon Analysis


Use Handout B: Analyze a Cartoon Worksheet to study one of the two political cartoons provided. Then you will work with others to compare and contrast the two cartoons.


“The Age of Brass: Or the Triumphs of Women’s Rights,” Currier & Ives, 1869

Photograph of Ida B. Wells.

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

“I wonder if it’s really becoming?” Suffrage Cartoon

Photograph of Ida B. Wells.

New York Press, New York City, New York, n.d. Photograph. See Library of Congress Teacher Resources.