Rhetorical Analysis Essay
Ozoigbo Chinenye Doris
Ivy Tech Community College- Northwest

An Assignment Submitted to Mrs. Weatherby in
Partial Fulfillment of the Course
English 111
Date: September 29, 2016

"The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man' s misery ", Douglass. (n.d.).
The white men used the black men's slavery to enrich themselves, by indulging the blacks into an objects of mockery. During the era of slavery, the white men's happiness was solely dependent on the black men to continue to serve them there by making slave trade more lucrative than other business. Blacks were sold to merchants in exchange for money to Europeans who sold them to American to help in their farm work to improve their economy.
Racist political cartoons are as American as apple pie (baked by a black mammy for Thomas Jefferson). have long been used to stir up fear of minority groups depicted as encroaching menaces, be they African- American, middle Eastern, Chinese, Jewish and anyone who isn't a WASP. Slavery brought about racism and this can be discussed under two primary s ources which are The historical political cartoon and contemporary political cartoon. The political cartoon investigates political antisemitism through its analysis and indicate the formation of racial hierarchy based upon the nineteenth- century division of global population into the white, yellow , and black races. Notably absent from this racial classification is the European Jew, who artists depict as both subhuman and monstrous. These two primary sources historical and contemporary political cartoon from different historical periods, reveals the facts about the construction of racial identity which can be illustrated by a strategic use of pathos, logos and Kairos .

The racial contemporary political cartoons deal with the present happening and the main claim is that President Obama is being questioned about his place of resident by a white off icer because of his skin color .
political hist orical cartoon reveals the origin of slavery that lead to racism in this modern time and it is also based on fact. Its main claims are that two political leaders of different races accomplish a goal by coming together for human race and civil rights.
Historical political cartoon
The history of slavery in America started in 19 TH century when some tribes in Africa bought and sold enemies captured from their rival tribes. Europ eans needed a different group of people to set apart from themselves in the forming of America's economic system: slaves who will work in the fields to produce exports and increase American profits. The African natives saw thei r selling of captured enemies as a norm ( business as usual ) . Profit increased, and in greed they began to trade in human's for money without knowing the implications. Tris tao Nuno slavery (1441), stated the origin of European slave trading in Africa. The time lines of events are :1400/ 1425/ 1450/ 1415/1500/ 1501-1600/1601-1700/1701-1800/ 1801-1900 /1910-2003.
Contemporary political cartoon
The contemporary political cartoon was all about how Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves. He started by announcing in September 22, 1862 his intention to order the emancipation of all slaves in the state that did not end their rebellion by january1,1863. He proceeded by issuing the

Most famous and historical presidential statements and executive order know as Emancipation Proclamation and intended to free those slaves. He continued as the proclamation did not work until his dream was accomplished. The cartoon has been in existence since 1 985.The first episode started in 1620s (The downward spiral ) wit h the introduction of 11 men of American descent a nd mixed ethnicity into slavery in new Amsterdam, followed by (liberty in the air ) from 1740s t o the 1880s when the act of slavery continued to support economic development. This episode two follows the path of several African American including Thomas Jefferson's slave Jupiter, colonel Tye, Elizabeth Freeman, David Walker, and Maria Stewart, as they respond to the increasingly restricted system of slavery. The third is the Seed of destruction in 1777 where the law to abolish and phase out slavery was adopted by Vermont