The 50 Most Racist Political Cartoons

46. The Anti-Chinese Wall

Artist: Friedrich Graetz
Publishing Date: 1882
Published In: Unknown
People/person Targeted: Chinese

Putting aside the cartoonish depictions of the various groups, ethnic and otherwise, that are banding together to build a wall against the Chinese, the clear implication here is that with the United States opening trade and immigration with China, it presents a threat to laborers at home—a sentiment still held by many today.

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