by Kandice M , Nick C, Laura W, Abby C, Lizzy L
Occasion: A political cartoon for the book Democracy Matters
Audience: Anybody with access to this cartoon who would like to learn more about colonizing.
Subject: This cartoon shows America (on the left) gambling with other countries for different colonies, such as South East Asia. 'A Quiet Little Game' probably refers to The Great Game that happened after the Crimean War and this cartoon also shows how the colonies were not respected as they were being used as playing chips by more powerful countries. It also shows how European countries and America thought that they were better than their colonies.
Tone: Anger, frusteration
One positive impact would be on the economic development.
- It's usually warm, humid tropics, and its climate generally can be characterized as monsoonal.
- The climate in Southeast Asia is mainly hot and humid all year round with rainfall.