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  • Collection: Uncle Sam and the Caribbean (1890's - 1920)

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Uncle Sam dines and Hawai'i (Sandwich Islands), Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Philippines are on the menu, served by President McKinley

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Quoted from http://praxisandcapital.tumblr.com/post/9576008695/zuky-this-1899-cartoon-published-in-puck

"This 1899 cartoon published in Puck magazine depicts Uncle Sam menacingly waving a stick at children labeled Philippines, Hawaii, Puerto Rico,…

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Uncle Sam and Columbia standing at the entrance to the "U.S. Foundling Asylum" as a basket of crying children labeled "Puerto Rico, Cuba, Hawaii, [and] Philippine" is presented to them by a pair of arms representing "Manifest Destiny". Inside the…

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Following the end of the Spanish-American War, Uncle Sam and his new possessions perform together as the world looks on. Depicted as "savage children", the U.S. balances Puerto Rico, Hawai'i, Cuba, the Phillipines and Ladrones (the Mariana…

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Judge magazine centerfold (Feb-6-1897) Columbia reaches out to oppressed Cuba with Blindfolded Uncle Sam in background illustrated by Hamilton
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