New York, NY
Anti-immigrant Cartoon Showing Two Men
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Anti-Immigrant cartoon showing two men with barrels as bodies, labeled 'Irish Wiskey' and 'Lager Bier', carrying a ballot box. In the background is a rioting crowd at a polling place. Nativism, a social and political movement that opposed immigration of Catholic Irish, non-Protestants, and non-English speaking peoples. Ca. 1850.
December 5th, 2011
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