Untitled political cartoon: Franklin and Pennsylvania's powerful Quakers, 1764
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Philadelphia
Paper and ink; Plate: H. 7 1/2 in., W. 12 15/16 in.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Significant groups within the Pennsylvania population disliked and feared the Quaker control over the colony's government and economy. Franklin was sometimes seen as their tool, or as using them for his own purposes.
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