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What opinion is the cartoonist expressing?

A The colonies need to unite in order to maximize their power and stand up to Britain.

In this famous cartoon, Franklin was urging the colonies to unite. A snake cut up will not survive, but it can be ferocious if it’s in one piece. Nothing in the cartoon indicates Franklin was talking about how humans behave , trade routes , or the Constitution, which, by the way, wasn’t written until 30 years later.