The Story of "Boss" Tweed | BRI's Homework Help Series

The Story of "Boss" Tweed | BRI's Homework Help Series

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This first in our new Homework Help Evidence of History series tells the story of William “Boss” Tweed. Tracing his rise to political power in post Civil War New York City, a metropolis whose population was booming from an influx of European immigrants, this video explores the question of whether Tweed was a hero, a villain, or something in between. Examine the evidence and decide for yourself.

For more on this subject, check out the following free lessons:

https://voicesofhistory.org/heroes-and-villains/boss-tweed-avarice/

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