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i have to analyze a political cartoon. it appeared during the American Revolution by Benjamin Franklin.
it shows a snake broken into many parts. each part has a initial of a state like., NY, NC, P, NE, V, M.etc
on the bottom it says JOIN or DIE.
i have to
1. what do the segments of the snake represent. how do you know
obviously they represent states, i know because of the initials.
2. what is the message of the cartoon.
im really not sure but i think it is showing that the snake is in manyh parts and the parts should either JOIN or the snake would DIE. ???
3. what makes this an effective cartoon???
thnks for your help!

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