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English: This political cartoon (attributed to Benjamin Franklin) originally appeared during the French and Indian War, but was recycled to encourage the American colonies to join the Albany Plan for Union. From The Pennsylvania gazette, 9 May 1754. Abbreviations used: South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and New England. This is a somewhat odd division: New England was four colonies, and Delaware and Georgia are missing
Français : Ce dessin de presse (attribué à Benjamin Franklin) fut d'abord publié pendant la guerre franco-indienne au cours de la guerre de Sept Ans, puis réutilisé pour inciter les colonies américaines à s'unir contre la couronne britannique.
Deutsch: Dieser politische Cartoon (Benjamin Franklin zugeschrieben) erschien während des Franzosen- und Indianerkrieges, wurde aber wieder verwendet, um die amerikanischen Kolonien aufzurufen, sich gegen die britische Herrschaft zusammen zu schließen.
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current19:43, 11 June 2010Thumbnail for version as of 19:43, 11 June 20103,740 × 2,696 (3.42 MB)Adam CuerdenFix a bit more paper staining
04:52, 11 June 2010Thumbnail for version as of 04:52, 11 June 20103,740 × 2,696 (3.42 MB)Adam CuerdenRechecked the P, which had a stain over it, and made some tweaks accordingly.
04:03, 11 June 2010Thumbnail for version as of 04:03, 11 June 20103,740 × 2,696 (3.42 MB)Adam CuerdenMaybe a little more saturated. You normally have to adjust saturation by hand after a levels adjustment, because the adjustment itself tends to over-saturate the colours.
03:34, 11 June 2010Thumbnail for version as of 03:34, 11 June 20103,740 × 2,696 (3.23 MB)Adam Cuerden== {{int:filedesc}} == {{Information |Description= {{en|This political cartoon (attributed to Benjamin Franklin) originally appeared during the French and Indian War, but was recycled to encourage the American colonies to unite against British rule.}}

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