"Join, or Die" by Benjamin Franklin was recycled to encourage the former colonies to unite against British rule

One of my accomplishments is that I made the first political cartoon for the US and this was important because it was a symbol for colonial unity.

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“Join or Die,” the famous 1754 Benjamin Franklin political cartoon that served as a rallying cry to the divided colonists

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“Join or Die,” the famous 1754 Benjamin Franklin political cartoon that served as a rallying cry to the divided colonists

“Join, or Die,” by Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania Gazette (Philadelphia, PA),   May 9, 1754. Courtesy, Library of Congress    This famous “Join or Die” snake, believed to have been created by Benjamin Franklin, has long enjoyed the distinction of being the first political cartoon published in an American newspaper.

“Join, or Die,” by Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania Gazette (Philadelphia, PA)…

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If I ever get a tattoo, it will have this picture with the slogan "don't tread on me"

Ben Franklin's "Join or Die" cartoon published May 1754 in The Pennsylvania Gazette which was one of the United States’ most prominent newspapers from the time period of the American Revolution—until

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