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Name:Timiyah Smith-Washington Date:12/09 School:GSHS Facilitator:Susan Nelson 11.04 Political Cartoon Study the 1860 political cartoon and the explanation provided in the chart. Character Speech Bubble Explanation Lincoln – Republican Candidate “Ah! Ha! Gentlemen! You need not think to catch me napping; for I am a regular Wide awake. A marching club of young Republican men appeared in cities throughout the North. They carried lanterns, wore caps, and short capes. Lincoln also carries a fence rail. John Bell – Constitutional Union Party “Hurry up Douglas! And get the door open so that I can get in, for the watchman is coming.” Constitutional Union Party was made up of former Whigs, and Know-Nothings. They were against secession. Stephen Douglas – Democratic Candidate “Confound it! None of this will unlock this door so I’d better be off for old Abe is after me with a shark stick.” His keys that won’t unlock the door are labeled “Regular Nomination,” “Non Intervention,” and “Nebraska

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