Directions: Use the background information, your knowledge of history, and the cartoon to answer the questions below.
Background information: This cartoon by Udo J. Keppler appeared in Puck magazine on September 7, 1904.
A "Standard Oil" storage tank is an octopus with many tentacles wrapped around the steel, copper, and shipping industries, a state house, the U.S. Capitol, and one tentacle reaching for the White House. Its caption reads "Next!"
Question 1: In what year was this cartoon published?
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