- How does the artist portray President Andrew Jackson? What does the artist include in the drawing to achieve this portrayal?
- According to the cartoonist, is President Andrew Jackson respecting the separation of powers among the three branches of government? Provide evidence from the cartoon that led you to your decision.
- Consider the reasons for independence from British rule as listed in the Declaration of Independence. From the perspective of the artist, how do Jackson’s actions contradict those reasons?
Weitenkampf, 1833. Courtesy of Library of Congress