WWII Dr. Seuss Political Cartoon

Dr Seuss was a prolific artist and due to his children’s books is a wonderful cartoonist to use in the classroom during WWII.

His images feel familiar which put even the most unsure students at ease in analyzing political cartoons.

We have included a copy of his famous ostrich cartoon along with questions and answers.

For more on WWII check out our resources:

US History PowerPoints

World History PowerPoints

Check out our simulation games:

Atomic bomb testing, 1946

This film shows testing in the Pacific as well as the American southwest with the intent of showing that survival is possible in the face of a nuclear attack.

The role of rubber in WWII

This film shows the importance of tires to the American victory in WWII.

Check out our PowerPoints on WWII:

US History

World History

Check out our simulation games:

President Kennedy’s Ich bin ein Berliner speech, 1963

This quintessential Cold War speech was given in June of 1963 in West Berlin.

We have included a transcript of the speech as well as questions and answers.

For more on this time period check out sample slides of our US History PowerPoints:

and some simulation games: