The Tariff and Labor Questions


 "On Top"
  Cartoonist:  Herbert Merill Wilder
  Source:  Harper's Weekly
  Date:   August 13, 1892, p. 789

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Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
Almost two months after cartoonist Bert Wilder suggested that free silver overtake the tariff, at least regarding Democratic Party strategy, this simple Wilder cartoon expresses what was largely agreed to be the case: that the tariff question was “On Top” during the 1892 presidential campaign.












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