Electoral College Controversy: Final Results


 "Our Uncle Going to Take a Rest"
  Cartoonist:  Thomas Nast
  Source:  Harper's Weekly
  Date:   April 7, 1877, p. 276

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
An appropriate final cartoon on the presidential election of 1876-1877. The new president, Rutherford Hayes, has been inaugurated, and the new Congress sworn in and adjourned. After much work and stress, Uncle Sam temporarily retires for a good night's sleep.












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