Scandals in American History
Top 10 Presidential Scandals
There have been major and minor scandals during the administration of many if not most of the presidents. Here is a list of ten of these scandals that rocked the presidency.
Boss Tweed and the Plundering of New York City
William Marcy Tweed rose to political power in the middle of the 19th century. Learn about his life and scandalous behavior from this biographical sketch.
The Enigma of Benedict Arnold
The most infamous traitor in American History, Benedict Arnold was willing to betray West Point and more to further his own ends.
The Teapot Dome Scandal
One of the first striking public examples of government corruption, Teapot Dome cast light on the ability of governmental officials to line their own pockets.