The Income Tax and the Progressive Era

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Routledge, Jun 28, 2018 - Business & Economics - 514 pages

This book, first published in 1985, investigates the enactment of the federal income tax as a case study of an important Progressive Era reform. It was a critical issue that likely divided people along socioeconomic lines, thus helping to provide insight into the debate over the ‘class origins’ of the reformist movement.

 

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Contents

Preface
Building A National Consensus
The Chronology of Ratification
Triumph in the West
Unexpected Trouble in the South
The Amendment
The Northeastern
The End of the Road
The Income Tax and the Progressive
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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John D. Buenker

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