This is pretty badass:
Join, or Die is a famous political cartoon created by Benjamin Franklin and first published in his Pennsylvania Gazette on May 9, 1754. The original publication by the Gazette is the earliest known pictorial representation of colonial union produced by a British colonist in America. It is a woodcut showing a snake severed into eighths, with each segment labeled with the initial of a British American colony or region.
Video of when he showed it to the girls on “The View” ( at 1:32 ):
Video of when he showed and explained it to Kristen Bell on his show (at 2:45):
Learn about Join or Die on wiki – HERE
More about Craig Ferguson on wiki – HERE