After the defeat of the Tammany Ring, Columbia and Uncle Sam set to work on cleansing their house from corruption.

Columbia and Uncle Sam Cleansing Their House

After the defeat of the Tammany Ring, Columbia and Uncle Sam set to work on cleansing their house from…

During the 1880 Presidential Election, Columbia consoles General Hancock after his defeat.

Columbia Consoles Hancock

During the 1880 Presidential Election, Columbia consoles General Hancock after his defeat.

The evils of communism and socialism.

Communism Evils

The evils of communism and socialism.

The opening of Congress for debate.

Congress Opening for Debate

The opening of Congress for debate.

Roscoe Conkling and Thomas Platt lost their heads as Grant tries to put their heads back on.

Conkling and Platt Lost Their Heads

Roscoe Conkling and Thomas Platt lost their heads as Grant tries to put their heads back on.

Roscoe Conkling and Thomas Platt are as spoiled as schoolboys.

Conkling and Platt Spoiled

Roscoe Conkling and Thomas Platt are as spoiled as schoolboys.

Roscoe Conkling as the jackdaw of borrowed plumes

Conkling as Jackdaw of Borrowed Plumes

Roscoe Conkling as the jackdaw of borrowed plumes

Senator Roscoe Conkling resigns from the Senate after his feud with Garfield.

Conkling Resigns from Senate

Senator Roscoe Conkling resigns from the Senate after his feud with Garfield.

The Credit Mobilier Scandal rocks the Republican Party - "every public question with an eye only to the public good."

Credit Mobilier Scandal

The Credit Mobilier Scandal rocks the Republican Party - "every public question with an eye only to…

Richard Croker at a standstill.

Croker at Standstill

Richard Croker at a standstill.

Das Deutsche Vaterland is above criticism.

Das Deutsche Vaterland is Above Criticism

Das Deutsche Vaterland is above criticism.

Senator David Davis as the mandarin in the Senate.

Davis as the Mandarin in the Senate

Senator David Davis as the mandarin in the Senate.

Death before dishonor. The Republicans cannot accept Blaine as their leader.

Death Before Dishonor

Death before dishonor. The Republicans cannot accept Blaine as their leader.

The curious effects of clean linen upon the Democratic Party in the Den of Corruption and Fraud.

Democratic Party's Corruption

The curious effects of clean linen upon the Democratic Party in the Den of Corruption and Fraud.

The Democratic Party should retain its organization.

Democratic Party's Organization

The Democratic Party should retain its organization.

The Democratic Tiger goes mad and turns on itself.

Democratic Tiger Gone Mad

The Democratic Tiger goes mad and turns on itself.

"Another mysterious disappearance" of the Republican vote. Democratic victory in Connecticut.

Democratic Victory in Connecticut

"Another mysterious disappearance" of the Republican vote. Democratic victory in Connecticut.

Nast depicts New York corruption under Tammany Hall Ring. Nast's shadows of forthcoming events predicts the Democratic Party victory whereas "to the victors belong the spoils."

Fruits of the Democratic Victory

Nast depicts New York corruption under Tammany Hall Ring. Nast's shadows of forthcoming events predicts…

During the 1884 Presidential Election, the Democratic Wolf turned Shepherd dog.

Democratic Wolf Turned Shepherd Dog

During the 1884 Presidential Election, the Democratic Wolf turned Shepherd dog.

Chauncey Depew disgraced by the reaction to the tunnel construction accident.

Depew as Jester

Chauncey Depew disgraced by the reaction to the tunnel construction accident.

The Economical Council in Albany, NY showing New York corruption. This is the second Tweed cartoon. Hoffman sits on the dais, with Sweeny at his right hand. Hall, Connolly, and Tweed are prominent among the supporters, as are Jay Gould and Jim Frisk of the Erie contingent.

Economical Council and New York Corruption

The Economical Council in Albany, NY showing New York corruption. This is the second Tweed cartoon.…

In education, is there no middle course?

Education's Middle Course

In education, is there no middle course?

The Egyptian manifesto, an inside view.

Egyptian Manifesto

The Egyptian manifesto, an inside view.

The citizen as a lion turned lamb, a satire on Election Day apathy.

Election Day Apathy

The citizen as a lion turned lamb, a satire on Election Day apathy.

The position of England and France on the Suez Canal.

England and France at Suez Canal

The position of England and France on the Suez Canal.

The overthrow of the Erie Ring.

Overthrow of the Erie Ring

The overthrow of the Erie Ring.

Sir Falstaff is a fictional character who appears in three different Shakespeare plays. This drawing shows Nast's mastery of the pencil.

Sir John Bull Falstaff

Sir Falstaff is a fictional character who appears in three different Shakespeare plays. This drawing…

Sir Falstaff is a fictional character who appears in three different Shakespeare plays. This drawing shows Nast's mastery of the pencil.

Sir Jonathan Falstaff

Sir Falstaff is a fictional character who appears in three different Shakespeare plays. This drawing…

Attorney David Dudley Field claiming his "legal share" of the Tammany Ring plunder.

Field Claiming Legal Share

Attorney David Dudley Field claiming his "legal share" of the Tammany Ring plunder.

Defense Attorney David Dudley Field defends the Tammany and Erie Rings. "There's some ill planet reigns" - Shakespeare.

Field Defends Tammany and Erie Rings

Defense Attorney David Dudley Field defends the Tammany and Erie Rings. "There's some ill planet reigns"…

Nast depicts New York corruption under Tammany Hall Ring. Nast's shadows of forthcoming events predicts the reorganization of the old fire department in New York.

New York Fire Department Reorganization

Nast depicts New York corruption under Tammany Hall Ring. Nast's shadows of forthcoming events predicts…

Secretary Fish and General Grant amused at the English outcry over the Alabama claims submitted to the Geneva Board.

Secretary Fish and General Grant Amused at English Outcry Over Alabama Claims

Secretary Fish and General Grant amused at the English outcry over the Alabama claims submitted to the…

"What a fall there was, my countrymen!" This picture from Nast depicts the wreck in Wall Street after Black Friday, September 24, 1869.

Black Friday in Wall Street

"What a fall there was, my countrymen!" This picture from Nast depicts the wreck in Wall Street after…

Giuseppe Garibaldi's death at Caprera on June 2, 1882 - a tribute.

Garibaldi's Death at Caprera

Giuseppe Garibaldi's death at Caprera on June 2, 1882 - a tribute.

Farewell visit of Garibaldi to Admiral Mundy on board the "Hannibal" at Naples.

Giuseppe Garibaldi's Farewell Visit to Admiral Mundy

Farewell visit of Garibaldi to Admiral Mundy on board the "Hannibal" at Naples.

Garibaldi's might makes right - nothing succeeds like success.

Garibaldi's Might and Success

Garibaldi's might makes right - nothing succeeds like success.

The triumphal entry of Garibaldi into Naples. Garibaldi was an Italian military and political figure who assisted in the independence of Uruguay before returning to Naples.

Giuseppe Garibaldi's Triumphal Entry Into Naples

The triumphal entry of Garibaldi into Naples. Garibaldi was an Italian military and political figure…

Egypt, a present from Gladstone.

Gladstone's Present

Egypt, a present from Gladstone.

God save the President.

God Save the President

God save the President.

The story of the good little boy who did not prosper, an illustration by Mark Twain.

Good Little Boy Who Did Not Prosper

The story of the good little boy who did not prosper, an illustration by Mark Twain.

President Ulysses S. Grant as William Tell, defiant against the Greeley-Gratz Brown Presidential bid.

Grant as William Tell

President Ulysses S. Grant as William Tell, defiant against the Greeley-Gratz Brown Presidential bid.

President Grant denies his ambitions for a Third Term. "A blighting effect of the President's message."

Grant Denies Third Term

President Grant denies his ambitions for a Third Term. "A blighting effect of the President's message."

President Ulysses S. Grant being made the scapegoat for continuing corruption. "The crowning insult to him who occupies the Presidential chair."

Grant Made Scapegoat for Corruption

President Ulysses S. Grant being made the scapegoat for continuing corruption. "The crowning insult…

President Ulysses S. Grant shows his reluctance to take up a third term, "and they say, 'he wants a third term.'"

Grant Reluctant for Third Term

President Ulysses S. Grant shows his reluctance to take up a third term, "and they say, 'he wants a…

President Grant crushing honesty and tipping the scale of his past actions.

Grant Tipping Scales

President Grant crushing honesty and tipping the scale of his past actions.

President Grant vetoes the 1874 Inflation Bill, bottling the Genie of Butler.

Grant Vetoes Inflation Bill

President Grant vetoes the 1874 Inflation Bill, bottling the Genie of Butler.

President Grant's Caesarism image appears to New York Herald Editor Bennett again.

Grant's Caesarism Appears to Bennett

President Grant's Caesarism image appears to New York Herald Editor Bennett again.

President Grant's Civil Service Reform is not to the liking of either party, despite enthusiasm.

Grant's Civil Service Reform

President Grant's Civil Service Reform is not to the liking of either party, despite enthusiasm.

Ulysses S. Grant's victory in the 1872 Presidential Election.

Grant's Presidential Victory

Ulysses S. Grant's victory in the 1872 Presidential Election.

President S. Grant's proposed Civil Service Reform not to the taste of certain Senators.

Present Grant's Proposed Civil Service Reform

President S. Grant's proposed Civil Service Reform not to the taste of certain Senators.

Horace Greeley (the farmer) receives the nomination as Presidential Candidate in the 1872 Election from Horace Greeley (the New York Tribune Editor).

Greeley as Candidate in 1872 Election

Horace Greeley (the farmer) receives the nomination as Presidential Candidate in the 1872 Election from…

Horace Greeley as the Trojan Horse of the Democratic Party who will do "anything to get in" but "you can't play the old Trojan Horse on Uncle Sam."

Greeley as Trojan Horse of Democratic Party

Horace Greeley as the Trojan Horse of the Democratic Party who will do "anything to get in" but "you…

Sure thing, Horace Greeley is between two stools.

Greeley Between Two Stools

Sure thing, Horace Greeley is between two stools.

Horace Greeley covering the "Monument of Infamy" associated with Tammany Democrats. "The whited sepulcher - covering the monument of infamy with his white hat and coat."

Greeley Covers Monument of Infamy

Horace Greeley covering the "Monument of Infamy" associated with Tammany Democrats. "The whited sepulcher…

Hurrah for Horrace (Greedey) Greeley for President

Greeley Greedey as Candidate

Hurrah for Horrace (Greedey) Greeley for President

Horace Greeley relinquishes Editorship of the New York Tribune - no longer a "party organ."

Greeley Relinquishes Editorship

Horace Greeley relinquishes Editorship of the New York Tribune - no longer a "party organ."

Horace Greeley whitewashing the Tammany Tiger. "What are you going to do about it," if "old honesty" lets him loose again?"

Greeley Whitewashing the Tammany Tiger

Horace Greeley whitewashing the Tammany Tiger. "What are you going to do about it," if "old honesty"…

Horace Greeley attempting to woo Miss Columbia May. "None but the brave deserves the fair."

Greeley Wooing Miss Columbia

Horace Greeley attempting to woo Miss Columbia May. "None but the brave deserves the fair."

Horace Greeley's Liberal Republicans attempt to steal President Grant's policies (pants).

Greeley's Attempt to Steal Grant's Policies

Horace Greeley's Liberal Republicans attempt to steal President Grant's policies (pants).

Horace Greeley's storm battered coat and hat from "something that will blow over."

Greeley's Coat and Hat

Horace Greeley's storm battered coat and hat from "something that will blow over."