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Webography



Political Cartoons

Cartoons of Thomas Nast

http://www.thomasnast.com
 

This website offers a wide variety of political cartoons by Thomas Nast. The site contains primary source cartoons from Thomas Nast which deal with historical events and topics such as the Civil War, politics, race, suffrage and much more. The site also gives a brief description of each cartoon and the historical contexts in which they were created.



Dr. Seuss Went to War

http://orpheus.ucsd.edu/speccoll/dspolitic/
  This website is solely dedicated to the political cartoons designed by Dr. Seuss. The cartoons explore significant historical events that occurred between the years 1941 and 1943. The majority of the cartoons focus on World War II, but other topics include communism and the United Nations.

Harper's Weekly

http://www.harpweek.com/
 

This site contains political cartoons and other content from Harper's Weekly magazine, an especially useful primary source for nineteenth-century American history.