The administration of Warren G. Harding, the 29th US president, was one of the most corrupt ever. It included the infamous Teapot Dome bribery scandal. Harding was a newspaper publisher whom one admirer promoted for the nomination because 'he looked like a president.' Harding died of a heart attack in office in 1923. Rumors at the time claimed he had either killed himself or was poisoned by his wife.

The administration of Warren G. Harding, the 29th US president, was one of the most corrupt ever. It included the infamous Teapot Dome bribery scandal. Harding was a newspaper publisher whom one admirer promoted for the nomination because 'he looked like a president.' Harding died of a heart attack in office in 1923. Rumors at the time claimed he had either killed himself or was poisoned by his wife.

Teapot Dome Scandal

Teapot Dome Scandal

Picture:  Teapot Rock in the 1920s, before the "spout" broke off the formation that gave its name to Teapot Dome. Wyoming Tales and Trails. At WyoHistory.org http://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/teapot-dome-scandal

Picture: Teapot Rock in the 1920s, before the "spout" broke off the formation that gave its name to Teapot Dome. Wyoming Tales and Trails. At WyoHistory.org http://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/teapot-dome-scandal

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The Teapot Dome Scandal was in the 1920's because there was a secret leasing in the oil reserves by the secretary of interior.

The Teapot Dome Scandal was in the 1920's because there was a secret leasing in the oil reserves by the secretary of interior.

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The Teapot Dome Scandal and the 1924 Election. http://retrocampaigns.tumblr.com/post/27338962898/the-teapot-dome-scandal-and-the-1924-election

The Teapot Dome Scandal and the 1924 Election. http://retrocampaigns.tumblr.com/post/27338962898/the-teapot-dome-scandal-and-the-1924-election

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History 101 - Teapot Dome Scandal - YouTube

History 101 - Teapot Dome Scandal - YouTube

In The Teapot Dome Scandal, acclaimed author Laton McCartney tells the amazing, complex, and at times ribald story of how Big Oil handpicked Warren G. Harding, an obscure Ohio senator, to serve as our twenty-third president.

In The Teapot Dome Scandal, acclaimed author Laton McCartney tells the amazing, complex, and at times ribald story of how Big Oil handpicked Warren G. Harding, an obscure Ohio senator, to serve as our twenty-third president.

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