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1 Beaverton US History- 1800 to 1945

Great Tax Wars Lincoln To Wilson the Fie

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Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction


One "Circumstances Most Unpropitious and Forbidding"

The Civil War Begins


Two "Chase Has No Money..."

The Union's Income Tax Is Enacted


Three "Every Man's Duty to Contribute"

The Agony of the South


Four "There Is No Tax More Equal"

The Union Saved, and America Transformed


Five "The Communism of Combined Wealth"

Politics and the Panic of 1893


Six "Fraught with Danger...to Each and Every Citizen"

Enacted by the People, Rejected by the Court


Seven "A Peculiar Obligation to the State"

Theodore Roosevelt Proposes an Income Tax


Eight "The Congress Shall Have Power..."

The Sixteenth Amendment Is Launched


Nine "It Will Lighten the Burdens of the Poor"

The Sixteenth Amendment Is Ratified


Ten "Here at Last Was Fruition..."

The Income Tax Is Enacted


Eleven "What Did We Do? What Did We Do?"

Woodrow Wilson Raises Revenue for an Impending War


Twelve "The Dawn of a Day of Righteousness"

The Income Tax, the Great War and the Counterreaction


Epilogue

Notes

Bibliography

Acknowledgments

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684850689
Subtitle:
Lincoln to Wilson--The Fierce Battles over Money and Power That Transformed the Nation
Author:
Weisman, Steven R.
Author:
Weisman, Steven R.
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Systems & Planning
Subject:
Personal Finance - Taxation
Subject:
Taxation
Subject:
Income tax
Subject:
Strategic planning
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
United States - General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
2002-1-4a
Publication Date:
20020903
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.48x6.44x1.20 in. 1.49 lbs.

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