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Five Hundred Majority, Or, The Days of Tammany.

by John Ferguson Hume

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Published by Putnam .
Written in English


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The Tammany Hall Democracy Of The City Of New York: And The General Committee For () [Gover, William C.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Tammany Hall Democracy Of The City Of New York: And The General Committee For ()Author: William C. Gover. Tammany definition: a powerful Democratic political organization of New York City, incorporated in and | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

Tammany Hall, or simply Tammany, was the name given to a powerful political machine that essentially ran New York City throughout much of the 19th century. The organization reached a peak of notoriety in the decade following the Civil War, when it harbored "The . A Democratic party organization in New York City, Tammany Hall frequently dominated city and even state politics in 19th- and 20th-century New York. Founded in , the Society of St. Tammany or Columbian Order, named after a legendary Delaware chief, was an anti-aristocratic fraternal order.

  A half-century ago, as the Democratic machine, its best days behind it, was being successfully challenged by reformers, Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote an eloquent essay entitled “When the Irish Ran New York.”It’s particularly appropriate to recall Mr. Moynihan’s nostalgic musings not merely because of St. Patrick’s Day, but because nowadays it appears as if no one is running New York. Fiorello Henry La Guardia (/ f i ə ˈ r ɛ l oʊ l ə ˈ ɡ w ɑːr d i ə /; born Fiorello Enrico La Guardia, Italian pronunciation: [fjoˈrɛllo enˈriːko la ˈɡwardja]; Decem – Septem ) was an American is best known for being the 99th Mayor of New York City for three terms from to as a pro-New Deal liberal progressive Republican.


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Tammany Hall, the executive committee of the Democratic Party in New York City historically exercising political control through the typical ‘boss-ist’ blend of charity and patronage. It became synonymous with big-city government corruption.

Tammany definition is - of, relating to, or constituting a group or organization exercising or seeking municipal political control by methods often associated with corruption and bossism. Tammany definition, pertaining to, involving, or characteristic of the membership or methods of Tammany Hall.

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THIS volume discloses the mental operations of perhaps the most thoroughly practical politician of the day – George Washington Plunkitt, Tammany leader of the Fifteenth Assembly District, Sachem of the Tammany Society and Chairman of the Elections Committee of Tammany Hall, who has held the offices of State Senator, Assemblyman, Police Magistrate, County Supervisor and Alderman, and who.

What was the tammany hall political machine? was an illegal party run by the democrates which controlled the city for 50 years. They controlled elections, fire/police departments and the goal was to get "SUGAR" = Money. Errand boys and why were thy important.IN the indignation against the Tammany leaders crystallized in a “purifying” movement.

Under the direction of its banker, merchant and lawyer leaders, Tammany Hall had been made a medium for either coercing or bribing the Legislature or the Common Council into passing dozens of bank charters and franchises with scarcely any provision for compensation to either State or city.

1 In Tammany Hall, a building near Union Square in New York City, formerly headquarters for the New York County Democratic Party.

The nickname of the New York County Democratic Party, until the success of reform elements in the s. A style of corrupt democratic politics.