This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Richard J. Daley - This person was the famous, five-term Mayor of Chicago. After one term in 1960, he was considered the most powerful man in Illinois and the second most powerful man in the nation just behind The President of the United States.
Benjamin Adamowski - This man was a former friend of a famous mayor from Illinois but became one of that mayor's most bitter opponents because he uncovered some scandals in the mayor's administration.
Matt Danaher - This person ran the 2,000 clerical employees in the Cook County court system...
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