Edited (4/4/20): the 2020 APUSH exam will be a modified 5-doc DBQ. Thus, answering this prompt CAN be useful for reviewing content and for exam practice.
Use the 1941 cartoon below to complete the following tasks that are practice for the Document-Based Question (DBQ).
(Image from UCSD Special Collections)
- In about one sentence, describe the historical context of the cartoon, using at least one specific historical detail.
- In about one sentence, describe the perspective (Point of View), of the artist. What does he want to communicate to the audience of the cartoon? How does he want to make them feel about the context you mentioned in #1?
- In about one sentence, describe how you could use this cartoon to explain how American’s views of foreign policy changed over time between 1920 and 1945.