PLEASE ANSWER!!! THIS US HISTORY QUESTION!!!
posted by dyyyyddee .
in response to the sheer size of american cities, the combination of urban political machines and "bosses" emerged to reveal a new form of politics in late 19th century america, discuss the relationship between the political machines and their bosses with the urban poor and new immigrants...
The bosses knew who voted for them and helped them a lot. They gave them jobs, helped them when they were in financial trouble, and paid them to vote several times in each election. That's how these bosses kept getting elected, over and over, and over.