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?
RHUBARB - During the three centuries before the nineteenth, China had become so cut off from Europe that senior mandarins were quite unsure where Britain was. They’d even been told that the western barbarians needed to import herbal rhubarb from China (a medicine), and that they would die if they couldn’t get it.




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