Untitled political cartoon: Civil unrest in Pennsylvania, 1764
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Ink on paper; Plate: H. 7 1/8 in., W. 9 7/8 in.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Franklin's few years at home in the 1760's were marked by political turmoil, as western settlers rebelled against their hardships in the face of the rising prosperity and increasing domination of eastern Quaker merchants.
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