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What can you tell about the cartoonist's opinion of political leaders ? A-Politicians are under the control of monopolies. B-Politicians are trying to stop monopolies. C-Monopolies are created by politicians in Congress. D- Monopolies pay high taxes to support the United States.

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    I think it is A since the snake(which I think represents the monopolies) has the building at the back(which I think is the congress hall) completely captured and everyone else is scared of the snake which implies that the monopolies control the politicians.

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    I thought the snake represented political businessmen

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    It could also be (B), but the caption is really hard to read. There's a better version located here: http://www.californialawsolutions.com/1/post/2011/4/political-cartoons-of-the-19th-century.html ...which explains what it is supposed to be, where the snake represents monopolies and someone is asking Uncle Sam what they are going to do about it threatening Liberty.

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    Monopolies isnt a choice, its either powerful businessmen, politicians, poor farmers, or populists.

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    then I think it is D since the US is represented by the politians, poor people, farmers, etc. and the monopolies pay high taxes to support all these people.

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    So does the snake represent powerful businessmen , politics, poor famers, or populists ?

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    I'd agree with that. Monopoly is written on the snake threatening a woman I'm guessing represents Lady Liberty. In the backdrop, to the left, you can see a little guy (probably representing those without the power to stop them) asking Uncle Sam what they are going to do about it.

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    So technically, it's trying to show that politicians are listening to us when we are trying to get them to stop the power of a monopoly which is why I picked (B). At least that's my two cents on why it makes sense that way.

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    is not b

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    its not D i just took the exam and it said it was wong

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    It A or C, thats up for you to decide. :p

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    It was A Politicians are under the control of monopolies

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