Bourbons Political cartoon
Updated: 1/17/2020
Bourbons Political cartoon
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  • The New South is under way with all of our new railroads and industries!
  • We can get money by leasingconvicts to business owners!
  • I will provide clothing,food, and housing for the convicts if you will lease them to me!
  • We have redeemed Georgia and helped form the New South by reducing the debt and writing a new constitution!
  • The Bourbons (3 men who rotated positions as and US senator's and governors, all held a common interest in develoing railroads and mining industries as well as instituting low taxes, resulting in few goverment services.
  • All 3 Bourbons were white supremacists who took advantage who supported ad took advantage of the convict lease system ( the system of leasing convicts to business owners who in turn would provide housing,food, and cloting for the convicts.
  • The Bourbons reduced state debt by bringing industries, and wrote a new state constitution, and never before had their been a trio of men that had such dominance over state politics.
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