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Author Brezina, Corona.

Title America's political scandals in the late 1800s : Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall / Corona Brezina.

Publication Info. New York : Rosen Pub. Co., 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 974.7 TWEED    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Series America's industrial society in the 19th century
America's industrial society in the 19th century.
Summary Examines the actions of Boss Tweed, the powerful, influential, and corrupt public works commissioner for New York City from 1863-1871, and of the political organization that he and his associates controlled.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 30) and index.
Contents A promising young man of New York -- Tammany Hall -- Boss Tweed takes over -- The Tweed Ring rides high -- Boss Tweed topples.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 3.9 0.5 73034.
Subject Tweed, William Marcy, 1823-1878 -- Juvenile literature.
Politicians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- To 1898 -- Juvenile literature.
Tweed Ring -- Juvenile literature.
Political corruption -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Tweed, William Marcy, 1823-1878.
Tammany Hall.
Political corruption.
New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- To 1898.
ISBN 0823940217 library binding
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