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The Fabric of a Campaign

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Textile, 1840, USA, cotton printed by engraved roller, Bequest of Elinor Merrell, 1995-50-200The election of 1840 is considered to be the first modern political campaign – the catchy slogan “Tippecanoe and Tyler, Too” lingers in the public consciousness 175 years later. It refers to Whig party candidate William Henry Harrison’s early military victory over the Shawneee Indians at the battle of Tippecanoe, which the party used to...
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