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The allies under the new flag - the Republicans and the monopolists train their guns on the workingmen

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Print shows the Republican and monopolist allies raising a flag that states "Down with the Workingman and Up with the Tariff" in an artillery battery where they are aiming a cannon toward "Fort Labor" which is flying the flag of the "Workingmans Party". In the allies camp are Roscoe Conkling, Jay Gould, Alonzo B. Cornell, William D. Kelley, William H. Vanderbilt, Ulysses S. Grant, John Sherman, George F. Hoar, John Roach, "Hastings", and Whitelaw Reid.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Capitalists and financiers; Presidents--Elections; Tariff; Flags; Ordnance; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Gould, Jay, 1836-1892; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Sherman, John, 1823-1900; Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912; Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888; Cornell, Alonzo B., 1832-1904; Kelley, William D. (William Darrah), 1814-1890; Roach, John, 1813-1887; Vanderbilt, William H. (William Henry), 1821-1885

Date: 1883-08-08

Under one flag

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William Jennings Bryan stands on a tree stump labeled "Demagogism" and waving a flag labeled "Repudiation." On the left is an anarchist labeled "Dynamite" holding a "Bomb" and a torch, and standing on papers labeled "Law" and "Order." On the right is a man with a long beard, who may represent a western silver mine owner, standing on papers labeled "Contracts" and "Debts." Caption: The stump-orator candidate and his allies.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Presidents--Election; Silver question; Public speaking; Anarchists; Flags; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

Date: 1896-08-05

It's got to be sooner or later - and it looks like "sooner"

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Uncle Sam holds the hand of a female figure on a tiny island labeled "Cuba." She is holding the flag of Cuban independence. Uncle Sam is gesturing to go home, to a ship on which is a defeated pirate wearing a crown and holding a large sword labeled "400 Years of Misrule." The tattered flag of Spain is trailing in the water.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Eviction; Intervention (International law); Flags; Cuba; Spain

Date: 1898-04-27

The next step, as it looks now

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Uncle Sam stands on a platform next to a ballot box where three men are casting their votes. One man is labeled "Loyalist" and is voting for the "Monarch"; the other two are casting votes for "Autonomy" and the "Republic." In the crowd, at the base of the platform, are the flag of Cuban independence labeled "Republic," a flag labeled "Autonomy," and the flag of Spain labeled "Monarchy."

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Voting; Autonomy; Intervention (International law); Flags; Ballot boxes

Date: 1898-05-04

The duty of the hour; - to save her not only from Spain, but from a worse fate

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A female figure labeled "Cuba," holding the Cuban flag, is caught in a frying pan labeled "Spanish Misrule" that is being held above flames labeled "Anarchy" raging between fighting factions labeled "Insurgents" on the left and "Autonomists" on the right, on the island of Cuba.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Anarchism; Autonomy; Civil war; Intervention (International law); Flags; Frying; Pots; Cuba

Date: 1898-05-11

The modern sphinx has spoken

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An American Sailor stands on the deck of a battleship, holding the American flag. In the water around the battleship are the ruins of the Spanish fleet.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Battleships; Sailors; Riddles; Flags

Date: 1898-06-01

"United we stand for civilization and peace!"

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Uncle Sam and John Bull, holding rifles with fixed bayonets, stand atop a fortified barrier with the American and British flags behind them.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); John Bull (Symbolic character); Solidarity; Flags; Rifles; International relations

Date: 1898-06-08

"Save me from my friends!"

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Print shows Uncle Sam wearing a sword and using the American flag to shield a woman labeled "Cuba Libre" from three men wearing hats labeled "Insurgent Leader." They are standing on soil labeled "Cuba" and shows the "U.S." as just across a narrow body of water.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Uncle Sam (Symbolic character); Imperialism; Government policy; Intervention (International law); Flags; Cuba

Date: 1898-09-07

Anything for a scandal

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President McKinley stands at the edge of a mud-hole labeled "Slander" and "Abuse," his right hand raised in a "stop" gesture, and holding in his left hand a mud-splattered American flag. Three diminutive figures are standing in the mud-hole in the process of throwing mud. They are William Jennings Bryan, Joseph Pulitzer labeled "N.Y. World," and William Randolph Hearst labeled "N.Y. Journal." The U.S. Capitol is in the background.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Newspapers; Publishers and publishing; Flags; Libel and slander; Journalism; Imperialism; Washington (D.C.); McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925; Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911; Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951

Date: 1898-09-28

The dream of the anti-expansionist

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Print shows the dream of an "Anti-Expansionist" where Admiral George Dewey, General Elwell S. Otis, a sailor, and a soldier come ashore in the Philippines to offer their weapons and the American flag in surrender to Emilio Aguinaldo and a poorly armed, ragged, but haughty, group of Filipinos.

Resource Type: Cartoon

Subject: Philippine American War (Philippines : 1899-1902); Imperialism; Capitulations, Military; Dreams; Flags; Armed Forces--Officers; Soldiers; Sailors; Filipinos; Philippines; Dewey, George, 1837-1917; Otis, Elwell Stephen, 1838-1909; Aguinaldo, Emilio, 1869-1964

Date: 1899-04-19

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