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Great Unwashed Ep. 5: The History of Income Tax in America

When establishing the United States of America, did the Founding Fathers intend to have citizens pay income taxes?

Watch our fifth episode of Great Unwashed for a quick history lesson on the imposition of income tax in America.

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SOURCES

Constitution of the United States
https://constitution.congress.gov/constitution/

The debates in the Federal Convention of 1787
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.35112104842812&view=1up&seq=543

The Coercive (Intolerable) Acts of 1774
https://www.mountvernon.org/library/digitalhistory/digital-encyclopedia/article/the-coercive-intolerable-acts-of-1774/

I. First Draft by Jefferson, [before June 1776]
https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-01-02-0161-0002#TSJN-01-01-0165-fn-0001

"How slaveholder Thomas Jefferson planted the seed of abolition"
New York Post
https://nypost.com/2019/07/03/how-slaveholder-thomas-jefferson-planted-the-seed-of-abolition/

Interstate Commerce Act of 1887
https://www.archives.gov/milestone-documents/interstate-commerce-act

16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Federal Income Tax (1913)
https://www.archives.gov/milestone-documents/16th-amendment

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