Rationalist Webquest

Explore these websites to answer the questions on the WebQuest.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlUiSBXQHCw&t=28s

http://www.pbs.org/benfranklin/explore.html

http://www.history.org/almanack/people/bios/biohen.cfm

http://www.ducksters.com/biography/uspresidents/thomasjefferson.php

https://www.constitutionfacts.com/us-declaration-of-independence/fascinating-facts/

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thomas-paine-publishes-common-sense

http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/the-continental-congress

https://www.biography.com/news/founding-fathers-quotes-facts

https://www.learninggamesforkids.com/social_studies_games/benjamin-franklin.html

AP Language and Composition Cartoon Analysis Due to Turnitin.com by 11:59

Pick an editorial/political cartoon to analyze.  Write a paragraph, concentrating on the following:

  1. Give the title, artist, and publication date.
  2. Explain the central issue being editorialized.
  3. In the image, what about the images and text address the central issue.
  4. What techniques does the artist use to create the message?
  5. Evaluate how the techniques add to or detract from the message.

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