Civil Rights/Brown vs. Board of Education Cartoon

Political Cartoon Analysis

DIRECTIONS

Analyze the cartoons in terms of their relation to the Brown v. Board of Education case.

  1. What do you see in the cartoon? Make a list.
  2. Which of the items on the list from Question 1 are symbols? What does each stand for?
  3. What is the artist’s message in the cartoons? Is there a political bias in the cartoons? Who would agree with the message? Who would disagree?

Cartoon 1

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas 1954

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas 1954

Cartoon 2

brown cartoon3

Cartoon 3

civil rights bus boycott

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I teach World History, Civics, AP Psychology, and AP Government at West Bladen High School.
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