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Yessir Its Your Baby
The American government contains three branches: the executive, the legislative and the judicial. Each of these branches is represented in this cartoon in regards towards the creation of legislation. It is the responsibility of the Supreme Court to determine if legislation that has been created is constitutionally sound.

Tweele Dee versus Tweedle Dum
In 1939, the nation was split about how much monataryaid the United States should send to Britian for WWII. Politicians such as the President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and others were in favor of sending more aid, while many Americans criticized this goal. Many were of the opinion that the United States should stay out of Europe's war. In 1939 the…

Looks like President Theodore Roosevelt is going to do some serious weeding of republicans! This 1900 cartoon by artist Barry Bartholomew is showing how Theodore Roosevelt, backed by Congress, worked on changing Republican beliefs early on in his presidency.

"Anchor's Aweigh!"

That is some heavy lifting going on there! The anchor that was the Neutrality Acts of the 1930s, which were made to prevent the United States from being drawn into the war in Europe leading up to World War II, is being lifted and the battleship that is the United States is about to go sailing off and into World War II. U.S Department of State:…