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9 June, 05:58

How did several presidents reform the spoils system?

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  1. 9 June, 07:51
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    Reform. By the late 1860s, citizens began demanding civil service reform ... After each election the outgoing President applied the Pendleton Act to jobs held by his political supporters. By 1900, most federal jobs were handled through civil service and the spoils system was limited only to very senior positions.
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