- How are Republican candidate for president Ulysses S. Grant and his running mate Henry Wilson portrayed by the author of this campaign poster? Use specific evidence from the poster to support your claim.
- At this particular time Grant is most widely known for leading the Union Army to victory over the Confederacy during the Civil War. Why would the artist depict Grant the way he did? What does this tell us about presidential campaigns?
"The Working-Man's Banner. For President, Ulysses S. Grant, 'The Galena Tanner.' For Vice-President, Henry Wilson, 'The Natick Shoemaker,'" Currier & Ives : New York, 1872. Courtesy of Library of Congress