Analysis Worksheet: The Day We Celebrate

This worksheet helps students analyze the 1867 Thomas Nast cartoon depicting an "Irish riot" on St. Patrick's Day in New York City.


This worksheet aligns to Common Core Literacy Standards in History/Social Studies:

  • RHSS.6-8.6. Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author's point of view or purpose.

Source | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, 2011.
Creator | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning
Rights | Copyright American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Item Type | Worksheet
Cite This document | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, “Analysis Worksheet: The Day We Celebrate,” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed December 19, 2014, http://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1795.