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Federalist Papers No. 35, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER, MAJOR WORKS Saturday, January 5, 1788 Concerning modes of taxation, and representation relative to taxation and class interest. BEFORE we proceed to examine any other...

Federalist Papers No. 33, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, January 2, 1788 Concerning the General Powers of Taxation (continued) THE residue of the argument against the provisions of the Constitution in...

The Federalist Papers No. 30, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER, MAJOR WORKS Friday, December 28, 1787 Concerning the General Power of Taxation IT HAS been already observed that the federal government ought to possess the...

Taxing Power—Within Bounds of Constitution—is a Necessity

Liberty Letters, Alexander Hamilton, 1787 IT HAS been already observed that the federal government ought to possess the power of providing for the support of...

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