Event Title

Session C-4: Racism, Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism: The Philippine-American War in Political Cartoons

Session Number

C-4

Grade Level

HS

Start Date

3-3-2017 12:50 PM

End Date

3-3-2017 1:50 PM

Description

American attitudes toward the Asiatic Other were consistent throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. American involvement in the Philippine -American War was both supported and opposed using racist arguments. By examining a series of political cartoons, we can better understand the uses of racist ideology in pursuing American foreign policy goals.

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Session C-4: Racism, Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism: The Philippine-American War in Political Cartoons

American attitudes toward the Asiatic Other were consistent throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. American involvement in the Philippine -American War was both supported and opposed using racist arguments. By examining a series of political cartoons, we can better understand the uses of racist ideology in pursuing American foreign policy goals.