Haymarket Aftermath

Rubric

To answer this question correctly, students must select Fact 1 and Fact 4 and explain how they might provide context to understand why the cartoonist depicted Altgeld's pardon the way he did.  Students should explain how fears of anarchism could color the artist's perception of Altgeld (Fact 1).  Students should also explain how an environment charged with labor conflict could have affected the way the artist portrayed Altgeld (Fact 4).  

Level Description
Proficient

Student selects the correct fact and tells how the fact might help explain why the cartoonist depicted Altgeld's pardon as he did.

Emergent

Student selects the correct fact but provides an incomplete explanation of how the fact might help explain the cartoonist's depiction.

Basic

Student selects an incorrect fact or selects the correct fact but does not provide a reasonable explanation for how each fact might help explain the cartoonist's depiction.