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Living the Revolution: America, 1789-1820
Topic: Predicaments of Early Republican LifeTopic: ReligionTopic: PoliticsTopic: ExpansionTopic: Equality
Topic: Politics
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Text 1. Government and Liberty
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Text 3. George Washington
Text 4. State and Federal Power
Text 5. Thomas Jefferson
Text 6. National Identity
Text 7. The Politics of Foreign Affairs
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7.  The Politics of Foreign Affairs: Five Cartoons
- c. 1800  "The Providential Detection"
- 1804  "The Prairie Dog Sickened"
- 1809  "Intercourse or Impartial Dealings"
- 1812  "A Scene on the Frontiers"
- c. 1813  "Columbia Teaching John Bull a Lesson"


The Providential Detection, Politics of Foreign Affairs
Links
c. 1800: "The Providential Detection" (first item; click to enlarge):
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/rel06-2.html

1804: "The Prairie Dog Sickened" (click to enlarge):
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.01659

1809: "Intercourse or Impartial Dealings" (item #11; click to enlarge):
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/jefferson/jeffworld.html

1812: "A Scene on the Frontiers" (click to enlarge):
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.10752

c. 1813: "Columbia Teaching John Bull a Lesson" (click to enlarge):
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.10756


Online
Sources


Library of Congress

Printing

If you choose to print these cartoons:
-   Print directly from the sites.
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Supplemental
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Other political cartoons from the period
   1794: A fight in Congress Hall between Federalists and
   Republicans, from The American President (PBS/WNET)
   1794: Anti-Federalist cartoon during the Whiskey Rebellion,
   from the History Project, University of California-Davis
   1804: "A Philosophic Cock," on Jefferson and Sally Hemmings
   (scroll down), from the Library of Congress
   1813: "A Boxing Match," on U.S. naval successes in the War
   of 1812, from HarpWeek
   1814: A British cartoon, "Fall of Washington, or Maddy in
   Full Flight," from the History Project, University of
   California-Davis





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