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Thomas NastThe Father of Modern Political Cartoons$
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Fiona Deans Halloran

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780807835876

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807837351_halloran

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The Campaign of 1872

The Campaign of 1872

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(p.145) Chapter Seven The Campaign of 1872
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Thomas Nast
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Fiona Deans Halloran

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807837351_halloran.10

Between 1871 and 1873, Nast demonstrated the power of his art as his work became much more focused on national politics. This chapter discusses how Thomas Nast became the most famous political cartoonist in America in 1872 when he leapt from the tussel with William M. Tweed straight into national politics, building an unassailable reputation for political cartooning.

Keywords:   national politics, Thomas Nast, political cartoonist, Tweed, William M. Tweed

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