Political cartoon: The Repeal, or the Funeral of Miss Ame-Stamp, March 18, 1766
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Benjamin Wilson
Paper, ink; H. 10 3/4 in. (27 cm), W. 17 3/4 in. (45 cm)
Library of Congress
Political cartoons were an even more potent tool in an age in which the literacy of the general public was uncertain. This, one of the best-known cartoons associated with the American Revolution, shows the King's government ministers who supported the unpopular act marching in a funeral procession following its repeal.
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