Tammany Hall

In the 'Past Five Points' chapter of New York, the fictional Sean O'Donnell begins his rise from poverty to wealth through his association with Tammany Hall, the great political and patronage machine of the Democratic Party.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
The award for shortest reign in history goes to…Louis-Antoine Duke of Angoulême of France ! Louis XIX ruled for approximately 20 minutes – the time between when his father Charles X of France signed abdication papers in 1830 and the moment he too wielded a quill, signing away his rights to the throne.




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