The debate over imperialism

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The debate over imperialism

  1. 1. Political Cartoons The Debate Over Imperialism
  2. 2. Detroit News, January 3, 2008 • “Mileage Is Pretty Good Till I Run Out Of One-Dollar Bills.”
  3. 3. Source ?, 1914 "Before the United States intervened in behalf of these oppressed peoples. Philippines-Spanish oppression. Hawaii-Industrial slavery. Porto Rico, Cuba- Spanish yoke. Isthmus of Panama-Quinine. After the United States had rescued them from their oppression. Philippines-Philippine Assembly, Education, Busine[ss] Prosperity. Hawaii- Prosperity. Porto Rico- Prosperity. Cuba-Self gov't, prosperity. Panama Canal Zone-Health."
  4. 4. New York World, reprinted Literary Digest, November 26, 1898. • “Civilization Begins At Home”
  5. 5. Chicago Chronicle, reprinted Literary Digest, January 27, 1900. • “The Forbidden Book” • “True History of the War in the Philippines.”
  6. 6. New York Evening Journal, May 5, 1902, reprinted Literary Digest, May 17, 1902. • “Kill Every One Over Ten…Criminals because they were born ten years before we took the Philippines.”
  7. 7. The Public, 5 (January 31, 1901). • “Treason” At the White House” • Lincoln “A people who denies freedom to others cannot long itself be free.” • …”Some traitor miscreant has been defacing our imperial wall!!”
  8. 8. Puck, December 1, 1897 • “Another shotgun wedding with neither party willing.”
  9. 9. Puck. January 13, 1897 • “Patient Waiters are No Losers” • Caption: Uncle Sam - "I ain't in a hurry-it'll drop into my basket when it gets ripe." • Description: Uncle Sam is standing under a fruit tree, fruits hanging from tree are labeled "Hawaii, Canada, Cuba, Florida, Texas, California, and Louisiana".
  10. 10. Puck, 1898 • “School Begins” • Caption: Uncle Sam (to his new class on civilization) - "Now, children, you've got to learn these lessons whether you want to or not! But just take a look at the class ahead of you, and remember that in a little while, you will be as glad to be here as they are!" • Description: In the back of the classroom students representing California, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Alaska are quietly reading. In the front row are boys representing the Philippines, Porto (sic) Rico, Cuba, and Hawai'i looking bored and out of place.

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