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Join or Die, the first political cartoon published in an American newspaper, illustrates Benjamin Franklin's warning to the British colonies in America "join or die" and exhorting them to unite against the French and the Natives. It shows a segmented snake, "S.C., N.C., V., M., P., N.J., N.Y., [and] N.E."Is the Join Or Die Snake a cartographic caricature?
It has been suggested that the Join or Die snake is a “cartographic caricature,” or a map generalizing and exaggerating the American colonies’ most recognizable features - namely their locations and coastlines.What does the caption join or Die mean on the Snake?
Answers 1. A snake is cut into pieces and the caption reads, “Join, or die” 2. Eight, the position of each colony in the snake corresponds to the geographic position of the colonies along the American coast, with the snake's tail pointing south and the head pointing north.