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“Waking Up the Sleepers”

Political cartoon for Reuben F. Kolb during the 1894 gubernatorial campaign in Alabama. This cartoon features a man poking people who are lying like crossties under railroad tracks. A train labeled 'Monopoly' is approachign, and a man labeled 'Plutocracy' is sitting on the front of the engine.

Creator: ADAH Photographs Collection
Date: 1894
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Political Cartoon

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ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard:
Grade 6: Standard(s) 2
Grade 10: Standard(s) 16
Grade 11: Standard(s) 1 2
Grade 12 (Economics): Standard(s) 8

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