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A cartoon is an illustration or moving picture that is meant to entertain. Cartoons gained popularity in the 18th and 19th centuries but mostly for political reasons. Politicians were usually the butt of jokes in early American cartoons. With the advent of movies, cartoonists began working on stories for the big and small screens. In an animated movie, each hand-drawn frame of action in a cartoon is called a "cell."

  1. 1. What is a cartoon meant to provide?
    1. a. Enjoyment
    2. b. Knowledge
    3. c. Therapy
  2. 2. Who got made fun of in early American cartoons?
    1. a. Actors
    2. b. Superheroes
    3. c. Politicians
  3. 3. What is one frame of action in a cartoon called?
    1. a. A frame
    2. b. A cell
    3. c. A snap