Nativism and Bigotry
Thomas Nast

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 Self portrait
Thomas Nast by de Grimm

 
 
 
 Feb. 8, 1879
The Chinese Question, Feb. 18, 1871

 
 
 

 
 
Whiskey Ring scandal
Harper's Weekly, March 6, 1875

 
 
 
 Nast anti-Catholic caricature, May 8, 1875
 Nast depicted the Irish as violent ape-like creatures

 
 
 

 
 
     An Irish thug and a Catholic priest carve up the Democratic Party goose
     that laid the golden eggs.
Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.

 

Thomas Nast vs. Horace Greeley

Reconstruction Cartoons