Tammany Hall and the creation of modern American politics
The Great Hunger
A Tammany riot
Tammany's Irish Reconstruction
Challenging the Gilded Age
To hell with reform
An admirable organization?
Frank and Al
The battle of two governors
"Historian Terry Golway has written a colorful history of Tammany Hall, which takes a more sympathetic view of the organization than many historians. He says the Tammany machine, while often corrupt, gave impoverished immigrants critically needed social services and a road to assimilation. According to Golway, Tammany was responsible for progressive state legislation that foreshadowed the New Deal. He writes that some of Tammany's harshest critics, including cartoonist Thomas Nast, openly exhibited a raw anti-Irish and anti-Catholic prejudice." --www.npr.org/2014/03/05/286218423/the-case-for-tammany-hall-being-on-the-right-side-of-history
Progressivism (United States politics)
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