Gilded Age Politics

Rajast Mouzone

Political Machines

Organization in which an authoritative boss or small group. When one group party so fully controls the voting and political outcomes of an area that the other party has very little or any input into discusses and votes

political bosses, Graft, and credit Mobilier

A person who wields the power over a particular political region. A shoot or twig inserted into a slit on the trunk or stem of a living. A scandal of 1872 involved the union pacific railroad.

Boss tweed, patronage, and pendleton civil service act.

American politician most notable for being given by a patron. Reform act stipulated that government jobs should be awarded on basis of merit