"Cutting Down the Hickory Tree and Disturbing the Crow's Nest"

This is a pro-Whig political cartoon representing the opposition to the Treasury system of Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren. Presidential candidate William Henry Harrison cuts down a tree with Jackson and Van Buren's "Sub treasury" nest while Henry Clay and Daniel Webster pull it down with ropes.

Date:
1840
Original Format:
Cartoon
Item#:
9.107
Height:
2759px
Width:
2269px
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