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Unformatted text preview: could not find out about Tweeds corruption from the newspapers. What the immigrants could understand were pictures, and Tweed was able to take the scandal and convey what was happening in his cartoons. The public as a whole became aware of the scandal and their continued interest, which eventually led to Tweeds demise, was due in large part to Nasts continued cartoons. Nast showed his courage and his love for this country by challenging the most powerful man in New York City in order to do what was right by the people, and he therefore deserves a spot at United States University....
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Wormer during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.
- Spring '08