Civil War. John Bull Makes a Discovery, Cartoon

Cartoon, "John Bull Makes a Discovery". This cartoon depicts Northern fears in the early years of the Civil War that Great Britain would support the Confederacy to gain cheap cotton, and in the process ignore the moral implications of slavery.

Bull, a representation of England, says, "Well, yes! is certain that cotton is more useful to me than wool!" Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.
Date Original
January 1 1800
New York State Archives, New York (State). Department of Education. Division of Visual Instruction. Instructional lantern slides, ca. 1856-1939. Series A3045-78, No. 3655.
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