As Logan put it, "he who does not unite in its view is not to be intrusted with its employment. Indeed, the men who would soon become leading reformers reveled in plush positions in the foreign service during the Lincoln Administration.
In the spring ofthe mysterious Julius Bing, an impoverished immigrant who was acquainted with Senator Sumner, received an appointment as clerk of the Joint Select Committee. It did so on March 12,dividing the entire administration into four classes, with all but the small fourth, or highest, class subject to the rules of examination, and their salaries determined by class.
During the s, their moral and religious urge to get rid of slavery, either as frank abolitionists or merely by blocking slavery in the new western states and territories, led all of them into the Radical wing of the Republic Party.
Before it was clear that the Granger laws of the preceding decade state laws prohibiting various abuses by the railroads were ineffective, and pressure groups turned to the federal government for relief.
Carl Schurz bolted the Missouri Republican party, and managed to elect a Liberal Republican as governor. The CSC was supposed, however, to divide the civil service into grades, and clearly it was absurd to believe that it could accomplish this task in two weeks. Business supporters, determined to defeat the Democratic-populist William Jennings Bryanwere more than happy to give, and Hanna actually refunded or turned down what he considered to be "excessive" contributions that exceeded a business's assessment.
Rotation in office, Woodward assured, would far more readily assure morality in office than would civil service reform. Taking the gloves off on Grant, he accused the president of carrying the spoils system to a new extreme.
In the context of election to public office, the distinction between corporate and human speakers is significant. No president of the period was truly the leader of his party, and none apparently aspired to that status except Grover Cleveland during his second term — By being carriers and instruments of a party ideology, the political parties in nineteenth century America were the vitally important means by which ideology could dominate the narrow clash of special interest groups and seekers after government subsidies and privilege.
The pressure of population as it moved into the Plains called attention to the diminishing supply of good arable land still open to settlement, thus presaging the day when there would no longer be a vast reservoir of land in the West awaiting the farmer.
Specialist advice should be sought about your specific circumstances. He gave even more serious offense to the Stalwart faction by appointing as collector of customs at New York a man who was unacceptable to the two senators from that state, Conkling and Thomas Platt, who showed their displeasure by resigning their Senate seats, expecting to be reelected triumphantly by the legislature of New York; but in this they were disappointed.
Vote buying and voter coercion were common in this era. Jenckes was defeated for reelection by an opponent backed by the powerful Republican Senator William Sprague, a wealthy textile manufacturer, railroad man, and real estate speculator.
Meeting under the aegis of Senator Carl Schurz in Missouri in January,they called for a national convention to meet in Cincinnati on May 1. Including all the lesser federal employees, however, the removal rate was less than twenty percent.
When, as was frequently the case, he judged these claims to be ill-founded, he vetoed the bill. Ward, Detroit businessman and secretary of the National Manufacturers Association.
It seems more likely that his newfound zeal for reform came from the advent of the hated Johnson Administration. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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