Essential Question: TO WHAT EXTENT DID THE POLITICAL CARTOONS OF THE GILDED AGE EXPOSE THE CORRUPTION OF THE ERA?
Objective: To have students analyze and evaluate exposure of corruption through political cartoons of the Gilded Age
Gilded Age – Political Cartoon Analysis (Handout Attached)
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History – Gilded Age – Columbia University – Summer 1997 – Prof. Ken Jackson
Tammany Hall Historical Background http://www.history.com/topics/tammany-hall
Political Cartoon Grading Rubric: