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The Gold Ring: Jim Fisk, Jay Gould, and Black Friday, 1869

Kenneth D. Ackerman - Business & Economics - 2011 - 370 pages
In September 1869, two young speculators, Jay Gould and Jim Fisk, Jr., undertook perhaps the most audacious financial operation in American history the cornering of the ...
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Dark Horse

Kenneth D. Ackerman - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 496 pages
Ackerman presents the razor-thin election story of President James A. Garfield, a partisan war, an assassination--and a cautionary tale for contemporary America.
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"Boss" Tweed: The Story of a Grim Generation

Denis Tilden Lynch - Biography & Autobiography - 1931 - 433 pages
No political scandal in American history has had a greater impact on America's political consciousness than the rise and fall of the "Tweed Ring" in New York City between 1866 ...
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The Tweed Ring

Alexander B. Callow - History - 1969 - 351 pages
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Doomed by Cartoon: How Cartoonist Thomas Nast and the New York Times Brought ...

John Adler, Draper Hill - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 332 pages
The legendary Boss Tweed effectively controlled New York City from after the Civil War until his downfall in November 1871. A huge man, he and his Ring of Thieves appeared to ...
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The tiger: the rise and fall of Tammany Hall

Oliver E. Allen - History - 1993 - 317 pages
Traces the history of Tammany Hall, describes the tactics it used to retain its political control over New York City, and looks at the bosses and stooges who made the political ...
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