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English: Buchanan as Dog Buck 1861 - From a series of 4 anti-secessionist political cartoons.

Columbia as Bo-Peep, representing the Union, her 7 lost sheep are the 7 slave states. The sheep-dog "Buck" represents lame-duck President Buchanan and his inability to get the states to return to the Union.

Wolves wearing the crowns of European empires prowl at the tree line, one says "If only we can get them separated from their flock, we can pick their bones at our leisure".
Date 1861
Source No. 2, Little Bo-Peep and her foolish sheep. Strong's dime caricatures. Library of Congress (1861).
Author John H. Goater


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