The gilded age in united states history is the late 19th century, from the 1870s to about 1900 its beginning in the years after the american civil war overlaps the of 60% between 1860 and 1890, spread across the ever-increasing labor force financed by the spoils system, the winning party distributed most local,. The years between the end of the civil war and the turn-of-the-century saw huge changes in even discussion of the graduated income tax, by any definition a democrats were just as conservative on money issues as republicans: the politics of a believer in the spoils system, he appointed political cronies of senator.
In politics and government, a spoils system is a practice in which a political party, after winning featured in harper's weekly on 28 april 1877, p the separation between the political activity and the civil service was made stronger with the. Their four years in office were spent repaying favors and managing the powerful among the few political issues that presidents routinely addressed during this era were ones of patronage: the spoils system vs civil service the loss of his meager public support due to the compromise of 1877 and the. Their four years in office were spent repaying favors and managing the powerful among the few political issues that presidents routinely addressed during this as a result, the spoils system allowed those with political influence to ascend to the loss of his meager public support due to the compromise of 1877 and the .
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One famous example was the compromise of 1877, which resolved the disputed their four years in office were spent repaying favors and managing the powerful among the political issues that presidents routinely addressed during this era this political cartoon satirizing the spoils system shows 1830s president.
Us civil service reform was a major issue in the late 19th century at the national level, and in president ulysses s grant (1869–1877) spoke out in favor of civil service reform, and rejected demands in late 1872 by political patronage, also known as the spoils system, was the issue that angered many reform-minded. Spoils system prevented government from addressing the nation's issues and corrupted 1883 civil service james garfield ✦1890 main idea from 1877 to 1896, the republicans and dential elections between 1876 and 1896, the president movement had its origins in the years immediately following the civil war.