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Inquiry Question

Historical Context



Illustration 1
Illustration 2
Photo 1
Photos 2 & 3


Table of

Visual Evidence

Cartoon 1: "Three Little Elephants."

[Graphic] Cartoon 1 with link to higher quality cartoon. By Brooklyn Eagle; Cartoonist Harding (Woodrow Wilson and the Great Betrayal, Thomas A. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1945).

Questions for Cartoon 1

1. Do you think the cartoonist favored or opposed the United States joining the League? Why?

2. What clues in the cartoon that indicate that the debate over the Treaty of Versailles and membership in the League of Nations was subject to partisan politics?




Comments or Questions

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