McCarthyism: 60 Years Later

Explore legendary cartoonist Herb Block's bold challenge of McCarthy-era politics through this analysis activity. Two cartoons are included, along with talking points to prompt analysis and background information to help pupils "read between the lines." The talking points could also be writing points, and you may want to take out some details from the prompts for more of a challenge. Additional online resources are listed for further research on Herb Block.

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9th - 12th
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