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Alfred McCoy: Political Caricature of the American Era, 1900-1941 Summary of the Event: In 1917, The Philippines was once called the new Garden of Eden. Lively as the streets of Manila, it became famous not only because how of well developed it is during the year 1900s. despite the colors of its civilized ambiance, it is still not free the shadow of wrong acts. The different political situation has been encountered during the age of developing of the Philippines. Corruption, bribes, and more conspiracies have been included, during this time of potential severe damage to the development of the country. Different cartoonist illustrated how curved is the government. Using different illustrations, such as humans and objects pointing out the wrongdoings of the government during that time. Historical Criticism
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As the country suffered in the unlawful acts of the government, a cartoonist in the country, or even foreigners who made movements to show how rotten the stability and the mindset of the government during the 1900s. failed attempts and irresponsible handling of their employee made it harder for the rightful people who tried to change the curved government. Allegations such as the manila police protecting gambling clubs patronized by Filipino politicians. Taking bribes from Chinese clubs or failing to break up the city’s criminal gangs. Also, a governor who did the right thing but instead asks for a recognition, being illustrated as someone who did the right thing but wants to be someone who has done a heroic deed. Politicians during the 1900s were found, overusing the taxes of the country’s people not only does it happens as of today but as well as history. Not only does the government itself, but also the people of the church
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