Uncle Sam Balances New Territories

Title

Uncle Sam Balances New Territories

Subject

Aftermath of Spanish-American War

Description

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 Islands).


John Bull says via the caption "It's really most extraordinary what training will do. Why, only the other day I thought that man unable to support himself."

Source

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1899BalanceCartoon.jpg

Publisher

Philadelphia Inquirer

Date

1899

Rights

Public Domain, U.S.

Format

428 × 622 pixels, file size: 104 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg

Type

Still Image/Political Cartoon

Identifier

Spanish-American War/United States/Hawai'i/Puerto Rico/Cuba/Philippines/Mariana Islands

Coverage

Spanish-American War/United States/Hawai'i/Puerto Rico/Cuba/Philippines/Mariana Islands

Files

1899BalanceCartoon.jpg
Date Added
April 29, 2014
Collection
Uncle Sam and the Caribbean (1890's - 1920)
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Citation
“Uncle Sam Balances New Territories,” The Struggle for Puerto Rican Autonomy, accessed September 18, 2018, https://aguil079.omeka.net/items/show/8.