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"The Ignorant Vote—Honors Are Easy."

The Ignorant Vote—Honors Are Easy. Political cartoon, engraving
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[ This description is from the project: Who Counts? A Look at Voter Rights through Political Cartoons ]

During the 1876 election and thereafter, Nast began to move away from his depictions of African Americans, Native Americans, and Chinese immigrants as the common victims of racism and showed them—as he almost always showed Irish immigrants—as the pawns of competing political party machines.