William Tweed Case

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William Tweed was a volunteer fireman in New York City around the late 1840s, but he also served as the alderman in 1852-1853. Then he was elected to serve a term on the House of Representives which he seved from 1853-1588. Tweed got a small group of men too help controll New York City 's finances, which they dispensed jobs and contacts in return for the towns people political support and also their bribes. But most resources were drained which historians believe could between the amounts of $30 million and could have been as much as $200 million. Janurary 1st, 1869 Tweed 's man as they called his (John T. Hoffman) he was inaugrated as governor of New York, but in New York City Tweed was the supreme in this case he controlled the distrcit …show more content…

The Credit Mobilier scandal was placed between 1872-1873, which this damaged many careers of the Gilded Age politcians, but the major stockholers of the Union Pacific Railroad formed a compand which was named, the Credit Mobilier of America, which this gave out contracts to build the railroad tracks. The lucrative deal was for these congressmen because they helped approved the federal subsides for all the costs for the railroad construsction, which in this case they didn 't pay much attention to expenses, which was enabling railroad builders to make huge profits. But the New York Sun broke this story on the evening of the 1872 election. The speaker of the House James G. Blaine, was a Maine Republican he implicated in the scandal, and he set up a congressional committe to investigate this affair. The came to the conclusion that two of its members were involed in this scandal their names were, Oakes Ames (Massachuttes), and James Brooks (New York). This affair tarnished or ruined the careers of the outgoing vice president Schuyler Colfax, the incoming vice president Henry Wilson, and the Representive James A. Garfield. By this the scandal showed the corrution tainted by the Gilded Age plitics, and the liength of the railroads plus other economic interests which this went on too increase …show more content…

The author of the Daws Act was Congressmen Henry Daws, which he expressed the faith in the civilizing power of private property. This act was to provide the allotment of the lands in severalty to the Indians on the sereval various reservations, which extened the protection of the laws. This law was taken place on February 8th, 1887. This act was to enforces the rules which were as

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