May 30, 2020

Guided Primary Source Analysis: Signing the declaration of their independence

Signing the declaration of their independence

Compare and contrast the illustration above with this well-known print. What similarities do you notice? What differences do you see?

This illustration is actually a political cartoon. What do you think the purpose of the creator might have been?

Now read the bibliographic record for this political cartoon as well as the source record for the comparison print. Do you think this source is a good argument for or against supporting woman suffrage, or the right of women to vote? Why or why not?

What other observations, reflections or questions does this source inspire? Let us know!

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