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543 words, approx. 2 pages
William Marcy Tweed (1823-1878) was an American politician and leader of Tammany Hall. The Tweed ring, which defrauded New York City of millions, made his name a symbol of civic corruption.William Twe... Read more
280 words, approx. 1 pages
William Marcy Tweed, known as Boss Tweed, was the leader of the New York City Democratic Party organization known as Tammany Hall during the 1860s and early 1870s. Under his leadership, Tammany politi... Read more