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Credit Mobilier of America

Jay Boyd Crawford

Credit Mobilier of America

its origin and history, its work of constructing the Union Pacific Railroad and the relation of members of Congress therewith.

by Jay Boyd Crawford

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ames, Oakes, 1804-1873.,
  • Credit Mobilier of America.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1880 ed.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG4071.A3 C8 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 229 p.
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5682444M
    LC Control Number69013868

    Disaffection: The First Continental Congress and American Identity. Review Questions. Critical Thinking Questions. 6 America's War for Independence, Britain’s Law-and-Order Strategy and Its Consequences. The Early Years of the Revolution. War in the South. Identity during the American Revolution. Review Questions.   On this date, the New York Sun exposed the Crédit Mobilier scandal. Crédit Mobilier was a sham construction company chartered to build the Union Pacific Railroad by financing it with unmarketable bonds. It also provided a mechanism to dispense the immense profits from building the railroad to the board of directors and its shareholders. A few years earlier, one of the chief participants.

      The Credit Mobilier of America; its origin and history, its work of constructing the Union Pacific railroad and the relation of members of Congress therewith HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). Pages: The scandal which took place for eight (8) years beginning in and coming to light in involved the Union Pacific Railroad (UPR) and the Credit Mobilier of America (CMA) company.

    Other articles where Crédit Mobilier of America is discussed: Oakes Ames: Durant, Ames helped create the Crédit Mobilier of America—a company formed to build the Union Pacific Railroad. The Crédit Mobilier allowed a small number of individuals to reap vast fortunes from the construction of the line. By early , Congress seemed certain to investigate charges of improper use of government. Crédit Mobilier of America scandal Expulsion of the Acadians Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution Panic of Red-baiting Sixteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution Standard Oil Watered stock Whiskey Ring.


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About the Book. The Americas were settled by people migrating from Asia at the height of an Ice years ago. There was no contact with Europeans until Vikings appeared briefly in the 10th century, and the voyages of Christopher Columbus from America's Indigenous peoples were the Paleo-Indians, who were initially : Jay Boyd Crawford.

Thomas Clark Durant (February 6, – October 5, ) was an American physician, businessman, and was vice-president of the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) in when it met with the Central Pacific railroad at Promontory Summit in Utah Territory.

He created the financial structure which led to the Crédit Mobilier scandal. He was successful in building railroads in the Children: William West Durant, Héloïse Durant Rose. The Credit Mobilier of America: Its Origin and History, Its Work of Constructing the Union Pacific Railroad and the Relation of Members of Congress [Crawford, Jay Boyd] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Credit Mobilier of America: Its Origin and History, Its Work of Constructing the Union Pacific Railroad and the Relation of Members of Congress. APUSH Chapter 24 Vocabulary. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. patattack. mr barberree ch Terms in this set (43) Credit Mobilier.

the scandal in which Union Pacific executives formed their own railroad construction company, then hired and overpaid themselves to build their own railroad. The Levi Leonard Papers, The University of Credit Mobilier of America book Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

For Union Pacific executive Thomas Durant, it was a money-making machine. It was a revolutionary business model Author: American Experience. Crédit Mobilier of America (krĕ`dĭt mōbĭlyā`, krādē`), ephemeral construction company, connected with the building of the Union Pacific RR and involved in one of the major financial scandals in American Ames Ames, Oakes, –73, American manufacturer, railroad.

CR DIT MOBILIER OF AMERICA. CRÉDIT MOBILIER OF AMERICA, the classic case of corruption in the Gilded Age, concerned conflict of interest and institutional duplicity. When in Congress chartered the Union Pacific Railroad with a federal subsidy for a transcontinental railroad, it also established the Crédit Mobilier, a separate corporation for the rail-road's construction, to attract.

Durant chartered a company named Crédit Mobilier of America to garner profits from railroad construction, guaranteeing he and other insiders would realize a fortune from the railroad without. Get this from a library. The Credit Mobilier of America, a paper read before the Rhode Island Historical Society, Tuesday evening, Febru.

[Rowland Hazard; Rhode Island Historical Society.; YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)]. See J. Crawford, The Crédit Mobilier of America (Boston, ), and R.

Hazard, The Crédit Mobilier of America (Providence, ), both of which defend Ames; also the histories of the Union Pacific Railroad Company by J. Davis (Chicago, ) and H. White (Chicago, ); and for a succinct and impartial account, James Ford Rhodes, History of the United States, vol.

vii. Get this from a library. The Credit Mobilier of America; its origin and history, its work of constructing the Union Pacific Railroad and the relation of members of Congress therewith. [Jay Boyd Crawford]. The misdeeds of Iran-contra did not much resemble the turpitude of, say, the Crédit Mobilier episode, even if they did have a great deal in common.

A scandal between the Union Pacific Railroad and Crédit Mobilier of America. This scandal erupted in when Union Pacific Railroad insiders formed the Credit Mobilier construction company and then hired themselves at inflated prices to build the railroad line, earning high dividends.

When it was found out that government officials were paid to stay quiet about the illicit business, some. GILDED AGE IMPACT OF RAILROADS ON AMERICA DURING THE GILDED AGE Benefits Stimulated growth of other industries (steel, iron, coal, western farmers Credit Mobilier Scandal Union Pacific Fake construction company Bribed members of Congress Represented corruption of period View Corruption in Railroads.

Book/Printed Material Report of the Select Committee of the House of Representatives, appointed under the resolution of January 6,to make inquiry in relation to the affairs of the Union Pacific Railroad Company, the Credit Mobilier of America, and other matters specified in said resolution and in other resolutions referred to said Committee.

"The Credit Mobilier scandal of damaged the careers of several Gilded Age politicians. Major stockholders in the Union Pacific Railroad formed a company, the Credit Mobilier of America, and gave it contracts to build the railroad. They sold or gave shares in this construction to influential congressmen.

Summary and Definition of Credit Mobilier Scandal Definition and Summary: The Credit Mobilier Scandal of / involved the illegal manipulation of contracts by the Union Pacific Railroad and the Credit Mobilier construction the House of Representatives made an extensive inquiry into charges of bribery in connection with the building of the Pacific railroads.

Consult: Crawford, The Crédit Mobilier of America, Its Origin and History (Boston, ); and Hazard, The Crédit Mobilier of America (Providence, ), the latter being a paper read before the Rhode Island Historical Society in February, CHAPTER VIII.

THE CREDIT MOBILIER. History of the Crédit Mobilier – Its connection with the Pacific Railway – The Oakes Ames Contract – Liberality of the Government towards the Road – A sharp Transaction Bleeding the Government – Congressional Aid – The kind of Aid needed – "We want more Friends in Congress" – Ames undertakes to manage Congress – "Satan in Paradise" – How.

Credit Mobilier Of America, Inc. is a Nebraska Domestic Corp filed on Ma The company's filing status is listed as Active and its File Number is The Registered Agent on file for this company is Rick D. Becker and is located at Seward Avenue Po BoxLincoln, NE Location: Nebraska (NE).

Report of the Select Committee of the House of Representatives, Appointed Under the Resolution of January 6, To Make Inquiry in Relation to the Affairs of the Union Pacific Railroad Company, the Credit Mobilier of America, and Other Matters Specified in Said Resolution and in Other Resolutions Referred to Said Committee.The Credit Mobilier of America: Its Origin and History, Its Work of by Jay Boyd Crawford.

Publication date Publisher C. W. Calkins & co. Book from the collections of University of California Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.Other books published this year included Honest John Vane by John William De Forest, a novel dealing with the economic and political corruption of the period, with particular reference to the Credit Mobilier scandal; Sevenoaks by Josiah Gilbert Holland, a novel about a powerful and corrupt New England businessman; A Foregone Conclusion by William Dean Howells, a novel set in Venice; and From.