Tammany Hall: Definition & History


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What is a political 'machine'?

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1. Who were two of Tammany Hall's most important leaders?

2. What is one way in which Tammany Hall enriched its small circle of insiders?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Prepare to be asked quiz questions concerning topics such as political machines, Tammany Hall, and political party association.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be examined on:

  • What political machines are and do
  • Significant leaders of Tammany Hall
  • Tammany Hall's insider benefits
  • Poor neighborhoods' dependence on Tammany Hall
  • The political affiliation of Tammany Hall

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the use of political machines
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Tammany Hall's doings
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding political machines and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about Tammany Hall, read our related lesson. The lesson, Tammany Hall: Definition & History is going to further your understanding of:

  • What political machines were
  • The corruption of Tammany Hall
  • The relationship between the impoverished and Tammany Hall