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.

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Teapot Rock viewed from the south. The Teapot Dome oil fields are located north of the rock to the right.

Teapot Dome scandal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Although there is no marked trail, the Teapot Dome hike is perfect for a short springtime getaway.

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 because there was a secret leasing in the oil reserves by the secretary of interior.

The Teapot Dome, a strange house in Zillah (WA, USA). It was built in 1922 as a reminder of the Teapot Dome Scandal involving President Warren G. Harding and a federal petroleum reserve in Wyoming.

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20 Most Bizarre Houses around the worldThe Teapot Dome, a strange house in Zillah (WA, USA). It was built in 1922 as a reminder of the Teapot Dome Scandal involving President Warren G. Harding and a federal petroleum reserve in Wyoming.

1921:  Senate investigates Teapot a Dome Scandal.  http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/minute/Senate_Investigates_the_Teapot_Dome_Scandal.htm Original Pinner:  My great-grandfather on my maternal side was a Geologist living in Sheridan County at the time of scandal and he had to testify in Washington, D.C.

Senate Investigates the "Teapot Dome" Scandal

What was the Teapot Dome Scandal?

Like the Watergate scandal of the The Teapot Dome Scandal involved allegations of government corruption.

Warren G. Harding (far left) with his Cabinet, including Albert Fall (2nd from right) who perpetrated the Teapot Dome scandal, 1921. (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division)

Warren G. Harding (far left) with his Cabinet, including Albert Fall from right) who perpetrated the Teapot Dome scandal, (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division)

The Teapot Dome Scandal: How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country by Laton McCartney. $10.80. Publisher: Random House; 1 edition (February 5, 2008). Author: Laton McCartney. 368 pages

The Teapot Dome Scandal: How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country.

Pan American Motor Oil logo, once the largest oil company of America. Brought down by the Teapot Dome scandal

Pan Am Motor Oil vintage advertisement- patriotic colors- doughboy, gasoline, filling station

Jan 2, 1923: Secretary Fall resigns in Teapot Dome scandal.  Albert Fall, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior, resigns in response to public outrage over the Teapot Dome scandal. Fall's resignation illuminated a deeply corrupt relationship between western developers and the federal government.

Warren Harding (November 1865 – August the US President, serving from March until his death in At the time of his death, he was one of the most popular presidents.

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Care for a spot of playful architecture? The Teapot Dome Service Station, located in Zillah, #Washington, was built as a gas station in 1922. It was intended to be a reminder of the Teapot Dome Scandal (an American oil bribery in the early 1920s), and today it remains a popular roadside attraction. #architecture #unique #MartinAndLaura4RE #Realtor #RealEstate #Irvine #Tustin #OCHomes #IrvineRealEstate #ColumbusGrove #ColumbusGroveIrvine #ColumbusGroveTustin #WestparkIrvine #luxuryrealestate…

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