Make an Inference from the Political Cartoon

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What's Going On in This First Political Cartoon?

Copyright Jeff Parker

What is this cartoon saying about President Obama? Use the evidence in the picture to help you make this inference.

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What's Going On in This Second Political Cartoon?

Copyright Steve Breen

Make an inference about what this political cartoon means. What is the CIA accused of doing?

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What's Going On in This Third Political Cartoon?

Copyright Jeff Stahler

What's wrong with this guy? What is the public supposed to understand about politics when it makes an inference with this cartoon? Can you guess which side of the political line this artist falls?

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What's Going On in This Fourth Political Cartoon?

Copyright John Darkow

What is going on here? Take a guess as to whether this cartoonist is a Democrat or a Republican by making an inference about his take on gun laws.

 

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What's Going On in This Fifth Political Cartoon?

Copyright Cam Cardow

What do you suppose the cartoonist's feelings are about Madoff? How are we, as viewers, expected to feel about Madoff?

 

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What's Going On in This Sixth Political Cartoon?

Copyright Lisa Benson

What's the real private business the cartoonist is referring to? Who do the men represent and what is the cartoonist saying about them?

 

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What's Going On in This Seventh Political Cartoon?

Copyright Steve Kelley

What political climate is the driver's request bringing to light? Why do you think the cartoonist drew this picture?

 

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What's Going On in This Eighth Political Cartoon?

Copyright David Fitzsimmons

There are two political problems the cartoonist is poking fun at. What are they? Why are the topics political hot buttons?

 

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What's Going On in This Ninth Political Cartoon?

Copyright Steve Breen

Who is this guy, and why is the cartoonist calling him complicated? Make an inference about what we are supposed to know about the subject in the picture to understand the cartoon.

 

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What's Going On in This Tenth Political Cartoon?

Copyright Jeff Stahler

What are we supposed to understand about this senator? Who is he? Make an inference about the politics of the cartoonist. Why would he create this cartoon? What message is he trying to send?