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1871, the rebuilding that started immediately after the fire spurred Chicago's development into one of the most populous economically important cities.
a party organization headed by a single boss or small autocratic group that commands enough votes to maintain political administrative control of a city, country or state.
American politician most notable for being the "boss" of Tammany Hall. Third largest land owner in NYC. Director of Erie Canal and 10th National Bank and more.
Democratic party political machine.. Played a major role in controlling NYC and NYS politics and helping immigrants rise of in American politics. 1790s to 1960s.
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