- How are the two figures in this source depicted differently?
- Why do you think the creator of this political card chose the objects included with each figure?
- Do you think the card is appealing to people to vote Democratic or Republican? Explain your answer.
Platform: ideas and policies of a political party used to appeal to voters
Carpet-Bagger: term used by Southerners to describe Northerners who came to the South after the Civil War who were thought to be there only for their own financial, political, and/or social gain