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The New Separatism and the Gas-Tax Latitudinal Divide: Afterimages of Secession across the United States? (Part II)

The coloration by which Gannett and Lewes delineated the distribution of the polarized Presidential election of 1880 could not help but to display and direct attention to the survival of anti-Republican sentiment across the Southern states, the major obstacle to collective national governance in the post-war years.   9,158 more words

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Party Animals: Thomas Nast, William Holbrook Beard, and the Bears of Wall Street (By Sadiq Elamin)

Abstracted by Sadiq Elamin (2014)

 

Burns identifies the recurrence of animal symbolism in newspaper articles and cartoons during the post civil war era that describe America in complete chaos as old rules fell, leaving American society in a “menagerie, circus, or zoo”(9). 337 more words

The Graphic Art of Thomas Nast

Jarman, Baird. “The Graphic Art of Thomas Nast: Politics and Propriety in Postbellum Publishing.” American Periodicals: A Journal of History, Criticism, and Bibliography 20.2 (2010): 156-189. 353 more words

today's birthday: Thomas Nast (1840)

Thomas Nast (1840)

Nast was a US caricaturist and cartoonist who defined the genre of the American political cartoon. During the American Civil War, Harper’s Weekly… 55 more words