- Based on the specific imagery used in the drawing, describe the kind of person and candidate the artist believes James A. Garfield to be.
- How does the portrayal of Garfield contrast with that of his opponents in the poster?
- What about this campaign poster would resonate with voters today?
"Farmer Garfield: Cutting a Swath to the White House," Currier & Ives, New York, 1880. Courtesy of Library of Congress