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Topic: constitutional amendments

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Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English Liberty

Jefferies, in the character of Atropos, cutting the thread of English ...

Print shows King John seated at a small table outside his tent, signing Magna Carta, behind him stand by two bishops. Four men are pulling a rope, the "thread of English Liberty", which is attached to King John... more

Queen Caroline. Britain's best hope!! England's sheet-anchor!!!

Queen Caroline. Britain's best hope!! England's sheet-anchor!!!

British cartoon showing people praising Queen Caroline, who holds anchor, representing the Magna Charta, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the people.

Congressional surgery. Legislative quackery

Congressional surgery. Legislative quackery

A rare anti-North satire, probably dealing with either the Crittenden Compromise or the Douglas Compromise. Proposed in December 1860 in the form of several constitutional amendments, the former called for rest... more

The Georgetown elections - the Negro at the ballot-box / Th. Nast.  New and becoming styles of head-dressing.

The Georgetown elections - the Negro at the ballot-box / Th. Nast. Ne...

Illustration showing at top of page, several men at a polling place where an African American man places his ballot in the box for "Re[publ]ican Mayor Welch" which is next to the empty ballot box for "The White... more

Flower-sellers in the market at Washington, D.C. / drawn by A.L. Jackson.  First municipal election in Richmond since the end of the war - registration of colored voters / drawn by W.L. Sheppard.

Flower-sellers in the market at Washington, D.C. / drawn by A.L. Jacks...

Illustration showing on the top, African American women selling flowers outside a building in Washington, D.C.; and on the bottom, African American men registering to vote.

Bottled politics / J. Keppler.

Bottled politics / J. Keppler.

Print shows two old men, one of whom may be Uncle Sam holding a glass, sitting at a table in a saloon, on which is a large bottle of alcohol labeled "Regulated Ohio Brand", on a shelf behind them are other bott... more

A squelcher for woman suffrage / C.J. Taylor.

A squelcher for woman suffrage / C.J. Taylor.

Print shows a woman being denied the opportunity to vote because she is wearing a dress and a hat that are too wide for the narrow booths labeled "Ballots Must Be Prepared In These Booths" where the ballots are... more

Inevitable / Keppler.

Inevitable / Keppler.

Illustration shows Columbia standing on a globe labeled "United States", holding a balance scale labeled "Constitutional Amendment" on which rests a large sword labeled "Centralized Government".

Justice versus prejudice / Keppler.

Justice versus prejudice / Keppler.

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt, standing with right hand on the left shoulder of an African American man, standing to the left, and his left hand on a paper labeled "15th Amendment"; behind the... more

"Bryan's my man--Who's yours?" / Keller.

"Bryan's my man--Who's yours?" / Keller.

Postcard showing a portrait of a woman of status with a caption saying, "Bryan's my man-Who's yours?", suggesting her support for William Jennings Bryan during his third bid for president in 1908 in which he us... more

Polly's chance to get some nice crackers / K.

Polly's chance to get some nice crackers / K.

Illustration shows a well-dressed man labeled "Plutocracy", wearing a top hat, holding a parrot labeled "State Legislature" on his right hand, trying to get it to repeat a phrase after him, "We don't want an In... more

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