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By Jack Beatty

Age of Betrayal is an excellent reconsideration of America's first Gilded Age, whilst war-born goals of freedom and democracy died in their impossibility. concentrating on the alliance among executive and railroads solid by way of bribes and crusade contributions, Jack Beatty information the corruption of yank political tradition that, within the phrases of Rutherford B. Hayes, reworked “a executive of the folks, through the folks, and for the folk” into “a govt through the companies, of the firms, and for the corporations.” A passionate, gripping, scandalous and sorrowing background of the triumph of wealth over commonwealth.

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