The Propagation
- More Free than Welcome” reflects the Americans' point of view on the Irish and Italian Catholic
immigrants. In the cartoon the priest is bombarding the Americans to step aside so that
they can take over all spiritual welfare. Embedded into the cartoon is a message of an anti-
Catholic group the “Know Nothings” and their attempt to get rid of the Irish and Italian Catholics.


  • Title: Anti-Catholic Cartoon
  • Creator: Nathanial Currier
  • Date Created: 1855

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