AP US History
3 September 2017
Identify: A similarity between both images are that people are celebrating but it seems like in the
engraving they embellished to make it seem like a happier event. A difference is that in the
photograph the people are keeping to themselves on each side of the people shaking hands but
in the engraving people are surrounding the men in the middle as they celebrate.
Analyze: The second image shows a more optimistic view of America’s future. The first image in
the sky there are many clouds while the second image with clear sky is symbolic of a better
Evaluate: Greater mobility helped to foster a new national identity. Beforehand the U.S. had
gone through sectionalism and people were more loyal to their section than the country itself.
With greater mobility people could travel greater distances and not be stuck into their sections
their lives like what had happened before.
Identify: Grady’s main argument is that the South is making an effort to model itself after the
North and their economy and reconnect the South to the North.
Analyze: Grady’s audience is the members of the New England Society in New York City.
Evaluate: Politically it can be seen as a effort to bridge the gap for two groups of people that
were formerly at war. Economically it would fix the fractured economy of the South that was in
disarray after the elimination of the slave trade.
Identify: The figures in this cartoon that are the most prominent are the larger figures in the back
that have the names of trusts on their stomachs. They represent the funds that people invest
their money in and the details that explain this are on their stomachs in which each larger
person has the name of a trust on their stomach.