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Sunday, 19 April 2015

THE HISTORY OF AMERICA’S 1%

Gustavus Myers – History of Great American Fortunes – 1909

Episode #10 – Continued reading of History of Great American Fortunes by Gustavus Myers. Includes Part II, Chapter V: The Momentum of the Astor Fortune. Astor Profits Handsomely During Panic of 1837. The Massive Influx Of Immigrants Into New York City. Astor Evades Property Assessments. Rich Families Remove To Other States To Avoid Taxes. Swaying Public Opinion. Funds To Churches, Newspapers, Colleges, Politicians, and Judges. Property Qualifications For Suffrage Dissolve. Voting By Workers A Threat To Wealthy. Corrupting The Vote. Repeaters, Dilution, and Purchasing of Votes. Both Political Parties Dominated By Wealthy Interests. Astor’s Towering Fortune Eclipses All Others. The Death Of John Jacob Astor.




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