Document.rtf - Posst WWI Political Cartoons Political Cartoon A uncle sam stands there while dead and injured soldiers are carried off the ship and John

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Posst WWI Political CartoonsPolitical Cartoon A: uncle sam stands there while dead and injured soldiers are carried off the ship and John bull casually asking for more troops, signifying that the us would be sending troops constantly to battles that they wouldnt get involved in normally.Political Cartoon B: This cartoon implies that without America the bridge would collapse. The bridge represents the League of Nations, and Uncle Sam, the personification of America is reluctant to place the keystone in the bridge to complete it. This is odd because in the Treaty of Versailles, it was Woodrow Wilson the president of America that suggested that the League of Nations as part of his fourteen points. The missing keystone demonstrates how difficult it will be for the League to function without having the United States as a member. But it was a Republican majority in Congress that blocked the USA's entry into the League, not the President. It is now known that Wilson was very, very ill during vital periods at Versailles and afterwards
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