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"The Georgetown Election--The Negro at the Ballot-Box."

The Georgetown Election--The Negro at the Ballot-Box. Political cartoon, engraving
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[ This description is from the project: Who Counts? A Look at Voter Rights through Political Cartoons ]

African Americans, led by a Black Civil War veteran, vote in Georgetown. Abetted by an ex-Confederate, President Andrew Johnson—often depicted as “King Andy” in Nast cartoons— stands by, threatening to veto Black suffrage in the District of Columbia.