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To provide for the general welfare : a history of the federal spending power

Author: Theodore Sky
Publisher: Newark [Del.] : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book traces the course of the constitutional controversy over the spending power and the role of that power in driving an expansion in federal activity and authority from 1787 forward. Since the founding of the Republic, American statesmen have seen the federal government as a fitting source of tax dollars to finance improvement and growth, but for decades the constitutional authority for this funding was the
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Sky
ISBN: 0874137934 9780874137934
OCLC Number: 51558901
Description: 442 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Framing and ratification --
The framing of the first precedents --
The Virginia Presidents and the General Welfare Clause: the quest for a constitutional amendment --
John Quincy Adams and the Jacksonians: a clash of visions --
Lincoln's role --
Reconstruction, realignment, revolution, resolution --
Modern exercise --
Constitutionalism and national progress: the General Welfare Clause contribution.
Responsibility: Theodore Sky.

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The framers of the United States Constitution gave Congress the power to tax in order to provide for the "general welfare of the United States." This book traces the constitutional controversy to  Read more...

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