Cartoons for the Classroom: Joseph Wilson Accuses the President

Get a fun discussion going with this current events worksheet, which has scholars analyzing 2 political cartoons about an incident in 2009, when Congressman Joseph Wilson accused President Barack Obama of lying during a speech. Background information provides context to help pupils access the cartoons, and 3 talking points (or writing points) prompt deeper analysis. The cartoons present opposing views of the incident, and asks learners to consider which view they would support.

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9th - 12th
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Social Studies & History
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