Tammany Society


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Noun1.Tammany Society - a political organization within the Democratic Party in New York City (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossismTammany Society - a political organization within the Democratic Party in New York City (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossism
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
Democratic Party - the older of two major political parties in the United States
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Ever since the powerful Tammany Society had put him out to pasture in 1815, Clinton had been looking for a way to regain his political footing.
The Sons of Liberty, an organization founded to aid Zenger's defense, later became the Tammany Society of New York.
He wrote one of the earliest of American operas, Tammany, or, The Indian Chief, which was performed under the auspices of the Tammany Society of New York.