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    and dress. Additionally, his caricature alludes to the continuous conflict between the United States westward expansion and the displacement and massacre of tribal people. Similarly, the Chinese during this time were facing increasing animosity from whites in the labor markets with organized whites mounting a campaign against their employment, an inevitable result of a recession that hit after the opening of the railroad in 1867.11 These labor tensions would continue into the 20th century among immigrants, but the definition of privileged whites would evolve to include new ethnic communities, while maintaining a distinct racial hierarchy among those whose physical distinctions couldn’t be assimilated into the white identity. Political cartoonists during Reconstruction weren’t merely mirroring the racial hierarchy of their era, but rather used racialization as a mode for propaganda. As a medium for their message through symbolism, labeling, and exaggeration, Thomas Nast and G.F. Keller’s political cartoons evolved along with the social and political climate of the nation, being heavily influenced by the public burden of poor economic conditions and rising calls for nationalism.…

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    Dana Summers is an editorial cartoonist who wrote for the Orlando Sentimental for thirty years before leaving. His main focus for all of his editorial cartoons is politics in America, and problems surrounding said politics. Summers uses multiple different techniques to get the point across to the viewer of his cartoons. Color is one of the biggest, color sets the tone and mood for the entire cartoon whether that may be bright or dark. Another strong technique he uses is the appeal of logos,…

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    History has always been recorded through time in multiple ways like video, songs, writing and through art. Of the many forms of art used to capture situations, cartoons have become a popular type in the most current time. Cartoons have been used since the 1700s to depict different situations in seriousness or humor. Cartoons appear in the form of movies and television shows to bring smiles to its viewers and even in the form of comics to bring out the adolescence in any person. They have been…

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    Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” is an excellent example of an effective argument; it was written in response to an editorial addressing the issue of Negro demonstrations and segregation in Alabama at the time.…

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    Symbolism by definition is the usage of certain objects or signs to stand for bigger meanings, concepts or ideas. In the first cartoon the beaten up man with that head which looks like the earth is a symbol for the earth, the cartoonist meant by that image to show people the bad effects of overpopulation on the earth, and that earth will no longer be able to face this problem or handle its effects. In the second cartoon the earth is being presented by a man or a boy being showered, the…

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    a creative approach you took to accomplish a project you were assigned?” As a high school physics student in my junior year, I was placed on a team and tasked with building a Rube Goldberg machine that could move an object 20 feet. I started the process by watching several YouTube videos that demonstrated the basics of a Rube Goldberg machine (i.e., balls rolling, random ramps, many moving parts, etc.) but I quickly realized that this would be a tremendous challenge to build our own…

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    Political cartoons are frequently made by artists to express their frustration with certain issues, politicians, and sometimes even the public as a whole. What initially appears to be a simply humorous cartoon is actually so much more. In these two cartoons, two completely unrelated issues are addressed: the Flint water crisis and global warming. Yet, both topics are discussed by displaying criticism that natural disasters are frequently disregarded until one’s career is at stake and even then,…

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    Political Cartoon Analysis Guns are the subject of much controversy and debate in the United States, especially with the increase of gun related violence in recent years. In this analysis I will be comparing and contrasting two political cartoons with opposing views concerning America’s gun politics. The first political cartoon that I have chosen to analyse was created by David Horsey and published in Hearst Newspapers in 2011. This cartoon is colored, and divided horizontally into two…

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    The author of this political cartoon is David Horsey. He usually does political cartoons and for this specific one, he purposely chooses his audience that belong to everyday average parents, teachers, and gun loving patriots all the while persuading them of his opinion by using rhetorical words and images. The comic itself displays how he feels on gun control, and how little security the public is allowed to have for themselves whether it be concealed or otherwise. How the comic is formatted to…

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    not show the balance, which should consider who the stakeholders are and what the rules or roles of them are. In this case, the stakeholders are cartoonist and editor on one side, and the refugees on the other side. The cartoon did not make an ethical balance between the freedoms of speech, which are the role of cartoonist and editor, and the dignity of the refugees. The cartoonist and the editor have a right to express their opinions. However, the society of refugees could feel alienation and…

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