Boss Tweed – Political Cartoon Analysis

 

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Political Cartoon by Thomas Nast
 

Political Cartoon by Thomas Nast depicting Boss Tweed of Tammany Hall.

During the late 19th century, Thomas Nast utilized his illustration skills to depict the corruption of “machine politics” including Boss Tweed of New York City.

The attached activity provides students with an opportunity to analyze and evaluate a primary source cartoon from this era. Click on link to download the document: Boss Tweed Political Cartoon Analysis

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