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Roger C. Sullivan and the making of the Chicago Democratic machine, 1881-1908

Author: Richard Allen Morton
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Dominating the Windy City for decades, the Chicago Democratic Machine has become a fixture in American political history. Under Mayor Richard J. Daley, it acquired almost mythical (perhaps notorious) status. Yet its origins have remained murky--some say it began as a shady enterprise during the ethnic upheaval of the late 1920s"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Roger C Sullivan; Roger C Sullivan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Allen Morton
ISBN: 9781476663777 1476663777
OCLC Number: 933590613
Description: ix, 209 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / by Robert McColley --
Introduction: A political commerce --
"That bright young Democrat" (1861-1893) --
In power (1893-1894) --
... and out (1894-1895) --
Good as gold (1895-1897) --
Taking the reins (1897-1901) --
At home, at the office, and at war (1901-1903) --
Hopkins, Harrison, and Hearst (1904) --
"I was born a Democrat" (1904-1908) --
Appendix: The gold-silver controversy.
Responsibility: Richard Allen Morton ; foreword by Robert McColley.

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Dominating the Windy City for decades, the Chicago Democratic Machine has become a fixture in American political history. Yet its origins have remained murky. This book offers a new perspective based  Read more...

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