Thomas Nast vs Andrew Jackson

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Cartoonist
7th President of the United States
Net worth 2018
Media Personalities
Industry
Presidents
Landau
Residence
Waxhaws
United States
Country
United States
27/09/1840
BirthDay
15/03/1767
December 7, 1902
Died On
June 8, 1845
National Academy Museum and School
Education
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1968

The Thomas Nast Award was created by the Overseas Press Club in his honor and has been presented each year since 1968 to an editorial cartoonist for the "best cartoons on international affairs”

1902

President Theodore Roosevelt, who was an admirer of the artist, offered him an appointment as the United States' Consul General to Guayaquil, Ecuador in South America, which Nast accepted in July 1902

1880

The relationship between Nast and the editors worsened over the 1880s and Nast left the publication in 1886

1877

The Weekly’s publisher Fletcher Harper died in 1877

1873

Throughout 1873, he toured the United States as a lecturer and a sketch-artist, and earned even more success and fame

1871

One of the most significant cartoons that made the lawmakers take the corruption seriously—The Tammany Tiger Loose—"What are you going to do about it?"—was published in November 1871 in ‘Harper’s Weekly’

1870

By 1870 Nast had intensified his focus on Tweed and his associates

1862

In 1862, he joined the ‘Harper’s Weekly’ as a staff illustrator

1861

Thomas Nast married Sarah Edwards in September 1861

1860

Frustrated by these incidents of unchecked political corruption, he started drawing sketches depicting the political corruption of Tweed and his associates in the late 1860s

1859

Eventually, he started contributing cartoons to publications and he illustrated a report exposing police corruption in ‘Harper's Weekly’ on March 19, 1859, marking the first time his drawings appeared in a newspaper

1856

Thomas Nast started working as a draftsman for ‘Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper’ in 1856

1850

Having realized early on that his true calling was to become an artist, he studied for about a year with Alfred Fredericks and Theodore Kaufmann, and then at the school of the National Academy of Design in the mid-1850s

1840

Thomas Nast was born on September 27, 1840, in Landau, Bavarian Rheinpfalz, Germany to Appolonia and Joseph Thomas Nast

1845

He died on June 8, 1845 in Nashville, Tennessee, of chronic tuberculosis, dropsy, and heart failure

1832

In 1832 elections, he was again nominated as the Presidential candidate by the Democratic Party

1828

In 1828, he re-contested for the post of President and involved Vice President John C

1824

But Jackson lost the 1824 presidential elections to John Quincy Adams

1822

In 1822, he was nominated for Presidential elections by the Tennessee legislature and he was also elected as its U

1821

He was named Florida's military governor in March 1821

1817

In 1817, during the First Seminole War, he and his troops captured Pensacola, Florida

1812

He served in the War of 1812 and his troops defeated the British in New Orleans under his leadership

1801

In 1801, he was also appointed commander of the Tennessee militia, with the rank of colonel

1798

From 1798 to 1804, he served as the judge of the Tennessee Supreme Court

1796

In 1796, he was elected as a delegate to the Tennessee constitutional convention

1794

After the divorce was officially completed, they remarried in 1794

1787

In 1787, after apprenticing with prominent lawyers for three years, he was granted license to practice and moved to Jonesborough

1781

His brother Robert also died in 1781 after contracting smallpox

1779

His eldest sibling, Hugh, died of heatstroke following the Battle of Stone Ferry in 1779

1767

His father died in February 1767, three weeks before Andrew was born, in an accident

1765

His parents were Scott-Irish colonists, who landed in Philadelphia when they immigrated to America in 1765