Join, or Die

Join, or Die

America’s first political cartoon.

Published on May 9th, 1754 in the Pennsylvania Gazette by Benjamin Franklin, this cartoon appeared along with an editorial about the “disunited state” of the colonies, and helped make his point about the importance of colonial unity.

Source:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Join,_or_Die

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