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Political- Of or relating to the government or the public affairs of a country. ( POLITICAL CARTOONS) are art forms portraying government programs, policies, and personalities in humorous ways. .

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Political of or relating to the government or the public affairs of a country

  • Political- Of or relating to the government or the public affairs of a country.

  • (POLITICAL CARTOONS) are art forms portraying government programs, policies, and personalities in humorous ways.


Political of or relating to the government or the public affairs of a country

Harper's Weekly (A Journal of Civilization) was an American political magazine based in New York City. Published by Harper & Brothers from 1857 until 1916, it featured foreign and domestic news, fiction, essays on many subjects, and humor.


Political of or relating to the government or the public affairs of a country

  • Though Nast supported the franchise for freedmen, he seems to have mixed feelings about African Americans participating in government. Though we don’t know whether all Northerners shared his views, we know that negative feelings about Reconstruction were exacerbated by rumors of corruption.


Political of or relating to the government or the public affairs of a country

  • Thomas Nast was a political cartoonist who drew for a New York magazine called Harper’s Weekly. He supported the North’s side during the Civil War.


Caption franchise and not this man 1865

Caption: FRANCHISE. AND NOT THIS MAN? 1865


Political of or relating to the government or the public affairs of a country

Caption: COLORED RULE IN A RECONSTRUCTED (?) STATE. (The members call each other thieves, liars, rascals, and cowards.) COLUMBIA: “You are aping the lowest Whites. If you disgrace your race in this way you had better take back seats.”


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