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Pacifism vs. Patriotism in Women's Organizations of the 1920s

Document 5

The following cartoon from the Washington Post was reprinted in the Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine in June 1928:

Text of Bell: Armed Liberty/ Surmounting the U.S.Capitol/ Symbolic of the Principles of the D.A.R./ Other Patriotic Societies and All True Americans

Text of picket signs: You are all wrong. * Take us off your blacklist * Russia our ideal * Down with the Army and Navy * You are the dupe of capitalism * Pacifist Propaganda *

On with world revolution * We do our boring from within the capitol * The rest of the world can be trusted * Down with you and Wall St. * Pacifist Propaganda

 -- James North, cartoonist, "Far Above the Madding Crowd," Washington Post, 17 April 1928

10. What did the woman on top of the bell symbolize?

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11. What point did the cartoonist want to make about the goals of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the
goals of pacifist organizations?

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12. Explain the slogan: "You are the dupe of capitalism."

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