Bill james buchanan the president in the white house

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James Buchanan- the president in the White House “I’ll do what I can do help you Breck, but my strength is failing and I’m afraid you’ll pull me out before I can pull you in.” John Breckenridge was James Buchanan’s vice-president. John Breckenridge- Southern Democratic “Ah, Mr. Buck! I’m too weak to get up – and we shall be compelled to dissolve the Union.” Buchanan and Breckenridge were accused of being sympathetic to the secessionists. Answer the Analysis Questions in the grid below . Question Answer 1. Knowledge: What issue is this political cartoon about? I guess they were trying to get away from Lincoln 2. Comprehension: Explain the significance of the three keys which won’t open the door to the White House for Stephen Douglas. I guess they are saying that they don’t belong their anymore because the keys aren’t working 3. Analysis: Compare the figures of the four candidates for president. Which candidate does the author of the cartoon feel is the strongest and how does he show it in the cartoon? I think they feel strongest about Lincoln 4. Evaluation: Decide what the cartoon is demonstrating about the relationship between President Buchanan and vice-president/presidential candidate Breckenridge. that's why both don’t want Lincoln to be the president of the United States 5. Evaluation: Did the author of this cartoon correctly assess the situation of the 1860 presidential election? Defend your answer. I think he did a good job describing the cartoon but there were some parts I was confused about but overall I think he did a good job of explaining

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