Snake Symbolism

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In the image, the separated parts of the snake represent the colonies that have united against the British. Plus the caption, “Join, or Die.” Means that colonies or colonists have a choice between selecting to be a part of the British or the colonies. Benjamin Franklin created the poster to instigate the thought of revolution in the colonists, since the the colonies began revolts against the British. Also, the symbolism of the snake represents when a famous British doctor described the colonist populating quickly like rattle snakes.
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