1846. Democrat Party Platform. "Great County Meeting at Tammany Hall" Rynders, Chanfrau, Purdy, Broderick, WALSH etc...

1846. Democrat Party Platform. "Great County Meeting at Tammany Hall" Rynders, Chanfrau, Purdy, Broderick, WALSH etc...

In a new book, Terry Golway takes a sympathetic view of Manhattan's infamous political machine. He says, "Tammany Hall was there for the poor immigrant who was otherwise friendless in New York."

In a new book, Terry Golway takes a sympathetic view of Manhattan's infamous political machine. He says, "Tammany Hall was there for the poor immigrant who was otherwise friendless in New York."

William Magear Tweed, widely known as "Boss" Tweed – was an American politician most notable for being the "boss" of Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in the politics of 19th century New York City and State. At the height of his influence, Tweed was the third-largest landowner in New York City, a director of the Erie Railroad, the Tenth National Bank, and the New-York Printing Company, as well as proprietor of the Metropolitan Hotel.

William Magear Tweed, widely known as "Boss" Tweed – was an American politician most notable for being the "boss" of Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in the politics of 19th century New York City and State. At the height of his influence, Tweed was the third-largest landowner in New York City, a director of the Erie Railroad, the Tenth National Bank, and the New-York Printing Company, as well as proprietor of the Metropolitan Hotel.

1842. Mike Walsh accuses Democrat rivals (Empire Club?) of being cheats.

1842. Mike Walsh accuses Democrat rivals (Empire Club?) of being cheats.

Voters adopted a woman suffrage amendment to the state constitution, a measure backed by Tammany Hall, New York City’s Democratic political machine. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Voters adopted a woman suffrage amendment to the state constitution, a measure backed by Tammany Hall, New York City’s Democratic political machine. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

“What’s the Deal With:” Tammany Hall’s Corruption of the New York City Police Department? Chapter 1 | The History of Policing in the City of New York

“What’s the Deal With:” Tammany Hall’s Corruption of the New York City Police Department? Chapter 1 | The History of Policing in the City of New York

As Tammany Hall leader, Varian presided over a critical period in Democratic history, which saw the defection, and return of the Locofoco faction, which was in existence from 1835 until 1840, and was the decisive factor in the 1837 mayoral election won by Whigs against the divided Democrats.

As Tammany Hall leader, Varian presided over a critical period in Democratic history, which saw the defection, and return of the Locofoco faction, which was in existence from 1835 until 1840, and was the decisive factor in the 1837 mayoral election won by Whigs against the divided Democrats.

Join The History Buffs Podcast as we discuss some scintillating political scandals in U.S. politics. Click through to listen now. Teapot Dome, President Harding, New York political corruption, Tammany Hall, politics

Join The History Buffs Podcast as we discuss some scintillating political scandals in U.S. politics. Click through to listen now. Teapot Dome, President Harding, New York political corruption, Tammany Hall, politics

The head of Tammany Hall misused his power and political influence.

The head of Tammany Hall misused his power and political influence.

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