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Plunkitt of Tammany Hall

William L. Riordon

Plunkitt of Tammany Hall

a series of very plain talks on very practical politics, delivered by ex-senator George Washington Plunkitt, the Tammany philosopher, from his rostrum, the New York county court house bootblack stand

by William L. Riordon

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plunkitt, George Washington, -- 1842-1924,
  • Tammany Hall

  • Edition Notes

    Statementrecorded by William L. Riordon ; introduction by Arthur Mann.
    SeriesA Dutton paperback
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 98 p. :
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14328517M

    He was Amazon. After Wood's run in Congress, he became a successful businessman in real estate dealings and was elected mayor of New York City in Riordon, George Washington Plunkitt, born in New York, successfully alters himself from poverty and becomes the main leader of the Fifteenth Assembly District, a political member of the Tammany Hall and as described by Peter Quinn, "an urban political machine in American History. The Republicans in the state legislature also moved the city mayoral elections to odd years, making the next election for mayor in December

    And he openly bragged about it. Without this participation, there is no way that society can reflect their interests and the whole system of democracy falls apart. Quoting the examples of John Kelly and Charlie Murphy, he noted that oratory and communication skills never added to qualities of political supremacy. His response to calamities such as fire was first and fast to assess the situation. One example was the naturalization process organized by William M. It is his belief that arguments and campaign literature have never gained votes.

    What was the most interesting quote from the chapter? Share this:. He then goes on about how his only condition to municipal ownership is that civil service be repealed. Riordan, William L. Rynders was the leader of Tammany's Sixth Ward and a member of the General Committee who was also said to have been responsible for coordinating all political-related gang activity.


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Plunkitt of Tammany Hall by William L. Riordon Download PDF Ebook

However, George was too old to compete with young Aaron Burr, and so he left it to his nephew to topple Burr. Tweed was eventually prosecuted and died in Plunkitt of Tammany Hall book.

Under Tweed's regime, "naturalization committees" were established. Other deals included expensive fireworks displays and bribes for ferry and railroad operations Jacob Sharp for the Wall Street Ferry and various applicants for the Third Avenue railroad. He also talks Tammany Hall managed to gain power, as well as reduce Clinton and his followers to just a small fraction.

He then goes on about how his only condition to municipal ownership is that civil service be repealed. Just see how many thousands of new places there would be for the workers in Tammany. The voters grew a strong dislike towards Plunkitt of Tammany Hall book, and he was dismissed from his department in less than a year.

As a boy, Tweed was a volunteer with a local fire company, at a time when private fire companies were important neighborhood organizations. Tammany Hall primarily worked in a patronage systemwhich was a factor in engaging new youths to the platform.

The resulting investigations found that a number of Tammany Officials were guilty of embezzlement and illegal activity. Post navigation Need a custom Book Review sample written from scratch by professional specifically for you?

He was Amazon. Formal education according to him gave one, a one percent chance of succeeding in politics. For example, he talks about giving young men opportunities to play in the baseball club or sing in the glee club.

InApril 24, discontent for this treatment led to a huge riot during a Tammany general committee session. These two politicians were among the very silent senators but yielded so much power that their decisions could be taken as law in the senate.

He was charged with embezzlement, and when a marshal came to arrest him he was allowed to escape. He also held elected office in the New York State assembly until his steady seat there was taken from him on a very violent primary election day in Even though New York State went to Clinton the following year, republicans could not help but see Clinton's actions as exactly what Tammany had accused them of being.

On the other hand, politicians who practiced dishonest graft only pursued their interests. Plunkitt goes on to say that Tammany Hall is a great big machine, with each part adjusted delicate to do its job.

Tammany Hall

History[ edit ] Thomas Nast denounces Tammany as a ferocious tiger killing democracy. The original purpose of the Tammany Society was for discussion of politics in the new nation. Wood won his second term.Dec 09,  · Plunkitt goes on to say that Tammany Hall is a great big machine, with Plunkitt of Tammany Hall book part adjusted delicate to do its job.

He then goes on about how well run Tammany is, and concludes by saying that “these fool critics don’t know what they’re talkin’ about when they criticize Tammany Hall, the most perfect political machine on earth,”. Signet. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Plunkitt of Plunkitt of Tammany Hall book Hall: A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practical Politics (Signet Classics) = Book is in perfect condition and will be SHIPPED WITHIN 24 hours of receiving order!

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George W. Plunkitt was part of the Tammany Hall political machine in New York.Nguyen 1 Ebook Nguyen Professor Stephen Dice HIST Book summary #1 March 2, Summary of Plunkitt of Ebook Hall Plunkitt of Tammany Hall: A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practical Politic s by George Washington Plunkitt, recorded by William L.

Riordon, is one of the most famous books of political philosophy ever.