A Fair Field and No Favor! Uncle Sam: 'I'm Out For Commerce, Not Conquest.'

A Fair Field and No Favor! Uncle Sam: 'I'm Out For Commerce, Not Conquest.'

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Creator:

W. A. Rogers
 

Publication:

Harper's Weekly, Vol. 43, No. 2239 
 

Publication Date:

November 18, 1899
 

Description:

At the end of the 19th century, China began to open its borders to foreigners. Leaders of the industrial and imperial nations of Europe were very interested in access to China’s markets and raw materials. Government and business interests in the United States shared similar interests, but advocated a different, more conciliatory approach, as illustrated by this cartoon.
 

Source:

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at Ohio State University

 

 
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