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Boss Platt and his New York machine

Harold Foote Gosnell

Boss Platt and his New York machine

a study of the political leadership of Thomas C. Platt, Theodore Roosevelt, and others

by Harold Foote Gosnell

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Published by University of Chicago press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Platt, Thomas Collier, -- 1833-1910.,
  • Roosevelt, Theodore, -- 1858-1919.,
  • New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby Harold F. Gosnell. With an introd. by Charles E. Merriam.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF124 .G68 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 370 p.
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22135913M
    LC Control Number74075466

    The Financial History of New York State: From to (New York, ). 5. Harold F. Gosnell, Boss Platt and His New York Machine (Chicago, ), especially pp. ; Louis J. Lang, ed., The Autobiography of Thomas Collier Platt (New York, ), p. Märksõnad Platt, Thomas Collier, Roosevelt, Theodore, New York (osariik) poliitikud parlamendiliikmed kubernerid poliitiline juhtimine poliitiline ajalugu valimisvõitlus saj. lõpp saj. algus Ameerika Ühendriigid Raamatu autoriks on Harold F. Gosnell kasutatud raamatud pealkirjaga Boss Platt and his New York machine.

      There had actually been a Knickerbocker family in New York since the s and the name appealed to Irving as being quintessentially Dutch-American. Boss Platt was Thomas C Platt, successor to the corrupt Roscoe Conkling as the head of New York’s Republican Party Machine. (Tammany Hall, synonymous with political corruption, was still the name.   At any rate, Boss Platt has concluded that the “best citizens” of the Citizens' Union are, after all, not beneath his notice, and that if they will accept from his hands a Mayor of Greater New York satisfactory to him, he may be willing to consider what they may petition him for as to .

    Gosnell, Harold F. Boss Platt and His New York Machine: A Study of the Political Leadership of Thomas C. Platt, Theodore Roosevelt, and Others () online edition; Huston, Reeve. Land and Freedom: Rural Society, Popular Protest, and Party Politics in Antebellum New York () online edition. Harold Foote Gosnell has written: 'Machine politics' -- subject(s): Politics and government, Politics, Practical, Practical Politics 'Boss Platt and his New York machine' -- subject(s): Politics.


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Platt, Theodore Roosevelt, and Others (University of Chicago Press, ; repr. Getting out the vote: an experiment in the stimulation of voting. (University of Chicago Press, )Authority control: BNF: cb (data), ISNI:. While Roosevelt fought with his Rough Riders in Cuba, another man began preparations for a more political battle in Roosevelt's home state of New York.

This man was Senator Thomas Platt, the boss of New York State's Republican political machine, who needed to find a new governor for the election. His first look at big-city politics produced ''Boss Platt and His New York Machine: A Study of the Political Leadership of Thomas C.

Platt, Theodore Roosevelt, and Others'' (University of Chicago. Boss Platt and His New York Machine. By HAROLD F. GOSNELL. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press. xxiv, ) In this book Dr. Gosnell describes "the social background, the personal qualities, and the technique of a typical state political boss." Only in part of the work is the chronological method followed.

Heir to the Empire City NPR coverage of Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt by Edward P. Kohn. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.

This is an interesting and very well written Teddy Roosevelt biography, covering his life from birth to death, but one that focuses on his relationship with New York City. The thesis of the book is that Roosevelt was shaped by New York City and rather than being the "cowboy" president, he was actually the New York City President, and was the /5.

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william bennett munro, personality in politics: reformers, bosses, and leaders what they do and how they do it 45 () is also interesting on platt. Gosnell’s dissertation, Boss Platt and his New York Machine (), broke new ground in its use of survey research, comparisons, statistics, and political psychology to study the political leadership of former New York senator and representative Thomas C.

Platt. Boss Platt and His New York Machine: A Study of the Political Leadership of Thomas C. Platt, Theodore Roosevelt, and Others By Harold F. Gosnell University of Chicago Press, Read preview Overview. His budding progressivism ran headlong into the conservative doggedness of the state’s political bosses, particularly Senator Thomas Platt, who ran the New York Republican machine.

Platt returned to his New York home and dedicated himself to rebuilding the Stalwart Republican machine in New York.

By he was the unquestioned leader of the party in his state. According to the New York Times, Platt ran the Republican machine as an “easy boss.”.

With his newfound fame as a war hero, Roosevelt became the obvious candidate for the gubernatorial office of New York in the fall of Senator Thomas Platt, the boss of New York's Republican political machine, engineered the election in hopes that Roosevelt would be easily under his control.

Preface THIS volume discloses the mental operations of perhaps the most thoroughly practical politician of the day—George Washington Plunkitt, Tammany leader of the Fifteenth Assembly District, Sachem of the Tammany Society and Chairman of the Elections Committee of Tammany Hall, who has held the offices of State Senator, Assemblyman', Police Magistrate, County Supervisor and Alderman, and.

Harper's Weekly Editorials by Carl Schurz/Bossism in New York.Tammany and the Republican machine Mr. Thomas C. Platt is an extremely dangerous man to have at the head of the Republican party in so important a State as New York.

The days of Boss Platt are, therefore, likely to be numbered. And when he ceases to exercise his.The executive director of the New York City Ballet grew up in a musical family — and knew early in life that she wanted to be involved in the arts.

By Katherine E. Brown Why Philip Molyneux. They called New York political mastermind Thomas C. Platt the "Easy Boss," perhaps because of his mousy looks and skinny physique. As the second in command to his flamboyant mentor Senator Roscoe Conkling, he was nicknamed "Me-Too Platt," indicating his image as a mere Yes Man.