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Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Tammany Hall of New York by Charles LaCerra

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English



  • New York (N.Y.),
  • United States


  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. 1882-1945.,
  • Tammany Hall.,
  • Political corruption -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 1898-1951.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCharles LaCerra.
LC ClassificationsE807 .L22 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 118 p. ;
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL674432M
ISBN 100761808086
LC Control Number97020588

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: LaCerra, Charles, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Tammany Hall of New York. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, Franklin D. Roosevelt (–) began his storied political career in the New York State Senate. During World War I, he served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy (–) and then suffered through and overcame a disabling bout of polio. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on Janu , in the Hudson Valley town of Hyde Park, New York, to businessman James Roosevelt I and his second wife, Sara Ann elt's parents, who were sixth cousins, both came from wealthy old New York families, the Roosevelts, the Aspinwalls and the Delanos, elt's patrilineal ancestor migrated to New Amsterdam in the Preceded by: Herbert Hoover. The book seems to suggest that it’s only when Roosevelt succumbs to becoming a paraplegic due to the crippling disease polio, does his heart change for the common man. It’s also quite interesting to read about his hot and cold relationship with the somewhat crooked Tammany Hall political machine in New York City during the s and s/5().

  The story of the relationship of Franklin Delano Roosevelt with Tammany Hall of New York has never been completely told. FDR's dealings with the New York machine have received piecemeal treatment in numerous monographs and histories that record his life. In addition, there is Author: Charles Lacerra. Tammany Hall, also known as the Society of St. Tammany, the Sons of St. Tammany, or the Columbian Order, was a New York City political organization founded in and incorporated on , as the Tammany was the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in controlling New York City and New York State politics and helping immigrants, most notably the Irish Headquarters: Several: last was in Madison Avenue . "The author of a splendid, Newbery Award-winning Lincoln () uses a similar approach to another monumental figure. The result is a carefully researched biography, extended by a wealth of well-chosen b&w photos presented with clarity and precision easily the best biography of its subject available at this level"Kirkus Reviews, pointer review. archival photos and prints. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born in Hyde Park, NY on Janu He grew up extremely wealthy and homeschooled until he was fourteen. However, in he attended Groton School for boys, a prestigious prep school. He graduated in and went on to study at Harvard where he received a.

Once Upon a Time in New York book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Jazz Age in New York -- a legendary time in America /5(5).   New York City’s Tammany Hall is synonymous in popular lore with graft, vote-buying and other abuses long associated with urban politics, but in “Machine Made,” Terry Golway asserts that this. Franklin D. Roosevelt, in full Franklin Delano Roosevelt, byname FDR, (born Janu , Hyde Park, New York, U.S.—died Ap , Warm Springs, Georgia), 32nd president of the United States (–45). The only president elected to the office four times, Roosevelt led the United States through two of the greatest crises of the.   In early , Roosevelt moved into the White House and broke off the formal connection between Tammany Hall and the national Democratic Party for the first time in : James Cockayne.