The 50 Most Racist Political Cartoons

26. The Thanksgiving of Our Forefathers

Artist: "Chips" Bellew
Publishing Date: November 20, 1890
Published In: Life magazine
People/person Targeted: Native Americans

Portrays pilgrims in church being set upon by violent Native Americans. Showing Native Americans as bloodthirsty savages was a way to justify the stated U.S. "manifest destiny" of continental dominion.

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