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Author Ashby, Ruth.
Title Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall / by Ruth Ashby.
Imprint San Diego, Calif. : Blackbirch Press, 2002.
Book Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Margate - Juv Biography  TWEED    AVAILABLE
Description p. cm.
Series Notorious Americans and their times
Notorious Americans and their times.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents New York born and bred -- A city grows, a boss rises -- Dawn of the Gilded Age -- The fall of the Tweed ring -- The Tweed legacy.
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.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 9.1 3.0 62954.
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. -- Juvenile Literature
Tammany Hall.
Political corruption.
New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- To 1898.
ISBN 1567112528 (alk. paper)
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