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" The civil service of the Government has become a mere instrument of partisan tyranny and personal ambition, and an object of selfish greed. It is a scandal and reproach upon free institutions, and breeds a demoralization dangerous to the perpetuity of... "
Proceedings of the Liberal Republican Convention, in Cincinnati, May 1st, 2d ... - Page 20
by Liberal Republican Party. National Convention, Horace Greeley - 1872 - 40 pages
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Burrows of Michigan and the Republican Party: A Biography and a ..., Volume 1

William Dana Orcutt - United States - 1917
...the Government has become 1890] AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY 215 a mere instrument of partisan tryanny and personal ambition, and an object of selfish greed....perpetuity of Republican Government. We therefore regard a thorough reform of the Civil Service as one of the most pressing necessities of the hour; that honesty,...
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Fighting the Spoilsmen: Reminiscences of the Civil Service Reform Movement

William Dudley Foulke - Civil service reform - 1919 - 348 pages
...administration had become serious. The Democratic platform waxed eloquent in denunciation of them saying: "The civil service of the government has become a...perpetuity of republican government. We therefore regard a thorough reform of the civil service as one of the most pressing necessities of the hour, and insist...
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Platforms of the Two Great Political Parties, 1856-1920, Inclusive

William Tyler Page - Political parties - 1920 - 266 pages
...and for the nation a return to the methods of peace and the constitutional limitations of power. 5. The civil service of the Government has become a mere...demoralization dangerous to the perpetuity of republican govenment. We therefore regard a thorough reform of the civil service as one of the most pressing necessities...
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Proceedings of the Annual Meeting

National Civil Service League - Civil service reform - 1896
...Democratic party took an unequivocal position on the question. Its language was clear and distinct. " The civil service of the Government has become a mere...perpetuity of Republican government. We therefore regard a thorough reform of the civil service as one of the most pressing necessities of the hour." This is...
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Proceedings of the Annual Meeting

National Civil Service League - Civil service reform - 1889
...Government has beco_me a mere instrument of partisan tyranny and personal ambition, and an ob ject of selfish greed. It is a scandal and reproach upon...perpetuity of republican government. We therefore regard a thorough Reform of the Civil Service as one of the most pressing necessities of the hour ; that honesty,...
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The Doom of Reconstruction: The Liberal Republicans in the Civil War Era

Andrew L. Slap - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 306 pages
In the election of 1872, the conflict between President U.S. Grant and Horace Greeley has been typically understood as a battle for the soul of the Republican Party. In this ...
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West from Appomattox: The Reconstruction of America After the Civil War

Heather Cox Richardson - HISTORY - 2007 - 396 pages
The story of Reconstruction is not simply about the rebuilding of the South after the Civil War. Instead, the late nineteenth century defined modern America, as Southerners ...
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The Tribune Almanac and Political Register

Horace Greeley - United States - 1871
...nailon, a return to the méthode of peace and the constitutional limitations of power. ży/jTA—The Civil Service of the Government has become a mere...thorough reforms of the Civil Service as one of the nmst pressing necessities of the liour ; that honer-ty, capucity, and fidelity constitute the only...
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Contemporary Club Papers

Civics - 1898
...with a defined purpose behind it, is found in the Liberal Republican platform of 1872 in these words: "The civil service of the government has become a...and an object of selfish greed. It is a scandal and a reproach upon free institutions, and breeds a demoralization dangerous to the perpetuity of republican...
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Contemporary Club Papers

Contemporary Club, Davenport, Iowa - Political Science - 1898
...instrument of partisan tyranny and personal ambition, and an object of selfish greed. It is a scandal and a reproach upon free institutions, and breeds a demoralization...perpetuity of republican government. We, therefore, regard a thorough reform of the civil service as one of the most pressing necessities of the hour; that honesty,...
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