Teapot Dome Scandal

President Warren G. Harding appointed Albert Fall as Secretary of the Interior.  Albert Fall took almost $500,000 from private businessmen.  In exchange, Fall provided government oil reserves at Teapot Dome.  Albert Fal was the first cabinet member to ever be convicted of a felony.  Fall went to jail in 1927.

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