Early 20th century cartoon depicting an “Uncle Sam” carrying a cannon and multiple US flags, stepping over Texas in a map of the hemisphere, and looking down to Central and South America in a reflexive way. Cartoon by Victor Guillam/Cornell University.

Early 20th century cartoon depicting an “Uncle Sam” carrying a cannon and multiple US flags, stepping over Texas in a map of the hemisphere, and looking down to Central and South America in a reflexive way. Cartoon by Victor Guillam/Cornell University.