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Dr. F.W. Taussig was professor of political economy at Harvard. He wrote The Tariff History of the United States and a two-volume Principles of Economics....

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Tariff History of the United States
Taussig’s definitive work on the tariffs of the 19th century in the United States
Once-Temporary Tariff

When the Civil War closed, the revenue acts that had been hastily passed during its course constituted a chaotic...

Tariff History of the United States

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Taussig’s definitive work on the tariffs of the 19th century in the United States

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Tariff History of the United States - Digital Book

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The most important history of the U.S. tariff ever written because it was so decisive in leading to the sectional conflict culminating in the Civil War.

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Tariff History of the United States

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The most important history of the U.S. tariff ever written because it was so decisive in leading to the sectional conflict culminating in the Civil War.

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History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard covers money and banking in the whole of American history, to show that the meltdown of our times is hardly the first.

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A Short History of Paper Money and Banking in the United States

BooksAugust 30, 2007
Written in 1833, A Short History of Paper Money and Banking in the United States was a major blast against the trend towards inflation and paper money.

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History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II - Digital Book

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The master teacher of American economic history covers money and banking, in a complete revision of the standard account.

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9. The United States of Europe

Online Text Page from Liberalism: In the Classical Tradition, Ch. 3. Liberal Foriegn Policy

The United States of America is the mightiest and richest nation in the world. Nowhere else was capitalism able to develop more freely and with less interference from the government. The inhabitants of the United States of America are therefore far richer than those of any other country on earth. For more than sixty years their country was not involved in any war.

Once-Temporary Tariff

Audio/VideoMarch 7, 2011
When the Civil War closed, the revenue acts that had been hastily passed during its course constituted a chaotic mass, writes F.W. Taussig. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Brad O'Connell...

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Lincoln's Tariff War

Mises DailyMay 6, 2002
In his first inaugural address, Lincoln said he had no intention of disturbing slavery, and he appealed to all his past speeches to any who may have doubted him. But with the tariff it was different, notes Thomas DiLorenzo. Lincoln was willing to launch an invasion that would ultimately cost the...

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Money and War in Murray Rothbard’s A History of Money and Banking in the United States

JournalsAugust 28, 2010
Abstract: This paper is a presentation and an interpretation of Murray Rothbard’s views on the relation between the fiscal necessities brought by war and interventionism in Money and Banking as read from his book A History of Money and Banking in the United States...

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Central Banking in the United States I: The Origins

Online Text Chapter from The Mystery of Banking

1. THE BANK OF NORTH AMERICA AND THE FIRST BANK OF THE UNITED STATES

The Theory of Education in the United States

BooksOctober 29, 2007
In these lectures, Nock goes to the heart of the matter of what is wrong with the structure of education in the United States: the policy, imposed by government, of universal admissions on the theory that everyone is equally educable.

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Effects of the War on the Money, Banking, Credit System of the United States

BooksSeptember 27, 2011
Students of money and banking will find this volume filled with solid information and marked by penetrating insight and illuminating interpretation.

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Gods, Generals, and Tariffs

Mises DailyFebruary 18, 2003
The anticipation surrounding the new movie "Gods and Generals" underscores the continuing fascination that Americans (and the world) have with the meaning of the Civil War. What continues to be missed are the economic roots of the North-South conflict—roots which represent deviations from the free-...

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Henry George and the Tariff Question

Mises DailyApril 19, 2006
Karen DeCoster writes that the problem identified by Henry George, in Protection or Free Trade , is that of poverty, and more specifically, wages and unemployment.

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71. The Drive for a Federal Tariff

Audio/VideoMay 19, 2010
Pages 400-403 in the text, as narrated by Floy Lilley. From Part 8 of Conceived in Liberty, Volume IV : "The Political and Economic History of the United States."...

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History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II, A

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The master teacher of American economic history covers money and banking, in a complete revision of the standard account.

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Paperback - History of Money and Banking in the United States

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Paperback version on sale. Limited inventory! Get it while they last...

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A Renegade History of the United States

Mises DailyFebruary 18, 2011
Thaddeus Russell's A Renegade History of the United States is an important new book: a demonstration that rebels and renegades are society's benefactors. In this revisionist view of American history, you see, there is "an enduring civil war" between these two factions — the "renegades" and the "...

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