Language

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on March 7, 2014

Question(s)

1. Tone is the attitude a cartoonist takes towards a subject. Which pair of words best describes the tone of this cartoon?
a) resigned/defeated
b) indifferent/apathetic
c) sarcastic/humorous
d) solemn/serious

2. Which amendment to the Constitution gave Congress the legal authority to tax income? In what year was it ratified?

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the answers.

Cartoon by Steve Kelley
























Answer(s)

1. c) sarcastic/humorous

2. The Sixteenth Amendment to the Constitution gave Congress the legal authority to tax income. It was ratified in 1913.