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  1. Political Parties & Cartoons

    SS Core-9 January 7, 2013
  2. Agenda Study questions? The Birth of Political Parties The Birth of Political Parties (Presentation) Political Parties: Good or Bad?
  3. Washington’s Farewell Address Left office in 1797 Last, party-free Presidency Emphasized 3 main points: Abolish Sectionalism Avoid political factions Avoid foreign entanglements
  4. The First Political Parties Thomas Jefferson Strong state governments Farming based economy Narrow Federal Powers Alexander Hamilton Strong Federal Government Commerce and Manufacturing Broad federal powers Federalists Democratic-Republicans
  5. What symbols do you see and/or recognize? What is the artist saying about political parties?
  6. What’s the Point? Mobilizing Support and Gathering Power A Force for Stability and Moderation Unity, Linkage and Accountability Electioneering Party as a Voting and Issue Cue Policy Formation and Promotion
  7. Political Parties: Good or Bad? Create a promotional poster that will inform the public about political parties. Are they useful? Are they beneficial? What is the history and roles of political parties? Include: A slogan Key points A Logo
  8. Homework Read pages 5-6 and answer the questions Read pages 9-13 and complete the chart on pages 7-8
  9. Agenda Study Questions? Republicans and Democrats: What Do They Believe (generally)? Political / Social Issues Comparison Political Cartoons
  10. Democrats Issue Republicans

    For each issue that appears use an X in the left or right hand column to show if it is a belief of Democrats or Republicans:

  11. Democrats Issue Republicans

    Fill in the blank for each on your sheet and check mark the column that would agree with the description:

    Any law abiding citizen should be able to carry a gun Higher taxes are necessary Businesses should NOT be “controlled” by government Abortion is wrong Same sex marriages are OK We need lots of cheap public transportation Jesus as Savior should not be talked about in school classes
  12. Democrats Issue Republicans Schools need more money We need to spend more to defend ourselves Typically favored by businesses Typically favored by union laborers &/or poor Stem cell research is good Symbol = donkey Symbol = elephant
  13. Democrats Issue Republicans

    For each issue that appears use an X in the left or right hand column to show if it is a belief of Democrats or Republicans:

    Any law abiding citizen should be able to carry a gun X X High taxes are ok and necessary X Businesses should NOT be “controlled” X Abortion is wrong X Same sex marriages are OK We need to have lots of cheap public transportation X Jesus as Savior should not be talked about in school classes X
  14. Democrats Issue Republicans Schools need more money X We need to spend more to defend ourselves X Typically favored by businesses X X Typically favored by union laborers &/or poor X Think stem cell research is necessary and good X Symbol is a donkey Symbol is an elephant X
  15. Agenda What is a Political Cartoon? What strategies to Cartoonists use to make them work? How are beliefs, values, and messages portrayed in political cartoons?
  16. Cartoonists’ Strategies Cartoonists choose from a variety of strategies to best deliver their message. The most common are: Symbolism Exaggeration Irony Sarcasm
  17. Symbolism Objects or symbols stand for larger concepts or ideas What is the most important symbol in this cartoon? Roller = George Bush’s environmental policies
  18. Exaggeration To emphasize a point or possibility Could any school in the U.S. be this bad and still be used everyday for school? No. The point is that our schools are in terrible shape and need funds.
  19. Irony The opposite of what is supposed to be What is “one nation…indivisible” from? Yet, what is “divided” in this cartoon? The USA Why is the USA divided? The education conditions throughout the country are good in the suburbs & poor in the cities
  20. Sarcasm Making fun of something that is partially true What experience did Barak Obama have before running for President? He gave one speech as a US Senator.
  21. Liberal or Conservative For the following 10 cartoons: Determine whether the artist is promoting a liberal or conservative viewpoint Give a brief explanation of how you know it is liberal or conservative Make a note of the strategy being used in the right-side margin ANSWER ON YOUR OWN!!
  22. And the answers are…
  23. Even his kids know it will hurt future generations CONSERVATIVE
  24. Republicans try to make more jobs; but the workers will pay LIBERAL
  25. Shows sullen democrats ripping the US flag into a surrender flag! CONSERVATIVE
  26. Shows democrats criticizing ideas that ARE President Bush’s, but THEY have no plan! CONSERVATIVE
  27. Agrees that the Stimulus Bill is a LOT of $$, but G.W. Bush spent “WAY” more! LIBERAL
  28. Republicans, based on their policies, have no heart LIBERAL
  29. People cannot afford healthcare, and the government should help LIBERAL
  30. Criticizes those on the religious “right” for being ‘stuck’ in religion . LIBERAL
  31. Shows democrats as helping to commit voting fraud! CONSERVATIVE
  32. Conservatives are saying that the new health care that Obama get passed is too expensive. CONSERVATIVE
  33. Homework Find a political cartoon using Google image search Tell whether the cartoon is liberal or conservative Explain your reasoning What strategy is the author using? DUE: _____________________
  34. ) Drawn by: Liberal ) Reasons: Gear shift is towards Obama’s symbol ) Point / Message: Obama will move the country forward (progress), while Romney will take us backwards ) Technique: symbolism The car symbolizes the USA The Supreme Court gavel symbolizes the gear shift that will determine the direction the car (US) will travel
  35. Agenda Collect This I Believe essays Collect Cartoon Analysis Third Parties reading/presentation Third Parties Research Activity (Lab A)
  36. What is a Third Party? Any political party organized in more than one state and other than Democratic or Republican Parties
  37. History of 3rd Parties No minor third party as ever come close to winning the presidency Only eight third party candidates have won any electoral votes Only five, including Theodore Roosevelt in 1912 and Ross Perot in 1992 have won more than 10% of the popular vote
  38. Role of 3rd Parties Third parties influence elections by revealing sectional and political divides and bringing light to new issues. Third Parties usually form around a social cause and social activists. A third party neglected by the two major parties is able to affect the electorate more than if their views were co-opted by one of the major two.
  39. Types of 3rd Parties Sectional Economic Protest Ideology Charismatic Personalities Specific Issues
  40. Sectional Parties Example: Strom Thurmond and Dixiecrat Party ran on segregation platform in 1948
  41. Economic Protest Parties James Weaver and the Populist Party won over 1 million popular votes and 22 electoral votes in 1892
  42. Ideology Parties Examples: Socialist, Communist, and Libertarian Parties
  43. Charismatic Personality Parties Example: Teddy Roosevelt and the Progressive Bull Moose Party in 1912
  44. Specific Issues Parties Example: Prohibition Party 1892
  45. Purpose of 3rd Parties “The electoral progress of third parties is in direct relation to the failure of the two major parties to incorporate new ideas.” -Ralph Nader, 2000 Green Party Candidate
  46. Purpose of 3rd Parties Though very rare, a 3rd party may replace a major party 1856, Republican Party replaces the Whig Party Lincoln-Douglass Debates, 1858
  47. Purpose of 3rd Parties Third parties have influence Major parties often take on ideas of 3rd parties In 1992, both major parties took on deficit reduction platform from Ross Perot Reform Party Once major parties incorporate their ideas, third parties burn out
  48. 3rd Party Cartoons What is the artist saying about 3rd party voters?
  49. 3rd Party Cartoons Why is it so difficult for 3rd parties to gain support?
  50. 3rd Party Cartoons Why might 3rd parties be attractive to voters?
  51. 3rd Party Cartoons What is the artist saying about Nader’s run for president in the 2004 election?
  52. 3rd Party Cartoons What is the artist saying about the Tea Party Platform?
  53. 3rd Party Cartoons What impact is the artist arguing third parties have on the major parties?
  54. Homework Use the internet to research issues important to popular third parties. Find 3 issues, and summarize the parties’ stance on each issue Due: __________________
  55. Political Humor One day a florist goes to a barber for a haircut. After the cut he asked about his bill. The barber replies: "I‘m sorry, I cannot accept money from you; I'm doing community service this week" The florist is pleased and leaves the shop. Next morning when the barber goes to open, there is a thank you card and a dozen roses waiting for him at his door.
  56. Later, a cop comes in for a haircut, and when he goes to pay his bill the barber again replies: "I'm sorry, I cannot accept money from you; I'm doing community service this week." The cop is happy and leaves the shop. Next morning when the barber goes to open up there is a thank you card and a dozen donuts waiting for him at his door.
  57. Later a Republican comes in for a haircut, andwhen he goes to pay his bill the barber again replies: "I'm sorry, I cannot accept money from you; I'm doing community service this week." The Republican is very happy and leaves the shop. The next morning when the barber goes to open, there is a thank you card and a dozen different books such as "How to Improve Your Business" and "Becoming More Successful."
  58. Then a Democrat comes in for a haircut, and when he goes to pay his bill the barber again replies: "I'm sorry, I cannot accept money from you; I'm doing community service this week." The Democrat is very happy and leaves the shop. The next morning … when the barber goes to open up, there are a dozen Democrats lined up waiting for a free haircut.
  59. What is implied by the previous joke?
  60. Liberal or Conservative Watch the following video featuring Ben Cohen, from Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream.
  61. Liberal or Conservative Recently Mayor Daley leased the expressway in Chicago to a private company. Now this company will pay $1.8 billion to Chicago but keep all of the tolls it collects. Daley also helped to lease off four underground parking garages downtown. A company will pay Chicago $563 million so it can collect all the profits from parking cars. Now Mayor Daley is now moving to privatize several additional big ticket city assets. What are the PROS of doing this? What are the CONS of doing this? CONSERVATIVE
  62. Liberal or Conservative HealthCare Reform: The 90 Second Explanation
  63. Liberal or Conservative As you watch: Create a list of the reasons it could be liberal Create a list of the reasons it could be conservative
  64. U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Create a T-Chart Reasons the border wall is NEEDED Reasons the border wall is WRONG