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That man's here again

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Santa is apparently coming to town! And he is going bowling! The cartoon above was created by the Evening Star by Jim Berryman, a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist. Jim Berryman first started as a cartoonist for the Evening Star in 1931. He came from a family of cartoonists, his father Clifford Berryman was a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist for…

Hornet's Nest

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In the eyes of many American citizens the legislative measures enacted by the Roosevelt Administration to help bring an end to the recession were nothing more than “wild spending” and new taxes. The attitude of the cartoonist was that these programs simply aggravated the “hornet’s nest” that was the current economic downturn and increased the…

All in the same Boat

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Under FDR the government began to instate many policies to centralize and increase the control that was held over many of industries. Keynesian economics argued that people would need to accept an increase of government regimentation as consumers, farmers, businesses and industries in order for the economy to make improvements. The image below…

Nothing But Bad News

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The Republican Party arguably felt like they received nothing but bad news during the reign the Democratic Party had from 1933 until 1953. During these years many of the opinions of the G.O.P were offended by legislation passed by the Roosevelt administration. One of the aspects of Roosevelt’s presidency that is illustrated by this cartoon is the…

Send the Wagon

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J. Public, the depiction of the average American citizen, is very surprised over the fact that the government is attempting to cut taxes. Popular opinion was that the government was known only to raise taxes, not lower them. This cartoon provides an interesting comparison to other images in this collection in its depiction of the…

Untitled

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California senator Hiram Johnson does not look happy to be receiving the information detailed in the telegram in this image. The telegram informed him that President Calvin Coolidge was bestowing him with the honor of serving as postmaster in Oil City, PA. Postmaster was not an esteemed position and by figuratively placing Johnson there Coolidge…

Happy Dreams

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Are you having happy dreams? This slumbering man is clearly dreaming of his victory. This political candidate hopeful dreams of political unity in the “Solid South, The West, Pennsylvania, New England, and New York.” During the early 20th century each of these regions developed a semi-unique political atmosphere.

"Spontaneous Combustion?"

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Looks like Hitler is going to try and put that fire out! Originally declaring its neutrality in 1939, Romania was eventually drawn into the Axis side of the war when approached with a potential invasion by the Nazi’s. Unfortunately for Germany, after the tide of war turned against them, Romania turned to the allies and decided to help them in…

"Spirit of Old Hickory"

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Old donkey Hickory is not going down without a fight! Even though the Democrats lost New York in the 1920 election, their spirit did not waver! The democratic nominee, James Cox won over the south. However, Warren G. Harding won not only New York, but also the west, making him the winner of the Presidency, despite how much the Democrats fought. …

Suggestions for Further Improvements to Lafeyette Square

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Lafayette Park is a large public park located directly across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House. Here it has been changed from a public park into a parking lot. The sign being held by the statute states that parking for party members will be 25 cents but for economic royalists will costs 25 dollars. ‘

Economic Royalist’ was a term…