Optional Extension: Students can accompany each cartoon with a written explanation of the cartoon’s main idea and the techniques used to convey that idea.
Web Resources Cartoon Analysis Guide from It’s No Laughing Matter: Analyzing Political Cartoons, from the Library of Congress website: http://memory.loc.gov/learn/features/political_cartoon/cag.html
A biographical sketch of Theodore Roosevelt, containing a very detailed account of the events surrounding his nomination to the vice presidency and his succession to the presidency, from the U.S. Senate website: http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/generic/VP_Theodore_Roosevelt.htm
Biographical information and essays about Theodore Roosevelt, from the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia: http://millercenter.org/academic/americanpresident/roosevelt
Information, timelines, and resources from the Theodore Roosevelt Association: http://www.theodoreroosevelt.org/index.htm
National Standards of Learning Standards in History for Grades 5–12
: How Progressives and others addressed problems of industrial capitalism, urbanization, and political corruption