Politics and Welfare: A Business Study of Applied American Politics

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Brentano's, 1924 - 299 páginas
 

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Página 32 - Whereas it is necessary for the support of government, for the discharge of the debts of the United States, and the encouragement and protection of manufactures, that duties be laid on goods, wares, and merchandises imported: Be it enacted, etc.
Página 43 - We have possessed all the elements of material wealth in rich abundance, and yet, notwithstanding all these advantages, our country in its monetary interests is at the present moment in a deplorable condition.
Página 44 - To lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, for revenue necessary to pay the debts, provide for the common defence, and carry on the government of the Confederate States; but no bounties shall be granted from the treasury; nor shall any duties or taxes on importations from foreign nations, be laid to promote or foster any branch of industry; and all duties, imposts and excises shall be uniform throughout the Confederate States: 2.
Página 226 - But why do I talk of Death ? That phantom of grisly bone ? I hardly fear his terrible shape, It seems so like my own — It seems so like my own, Because of the fasts I keep ; Oh, God! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap...
Página 34 - Congress have repeatedly, and not without success, directed their attention to the encouragement of manufactures. The object is of too much consequence not to insure a continuance of their efforts in every way which shall appear eligible.
Página 111 - The act in question declared, that no goods or commodities whatever, of the growth, production or manufacture of Asia, Africa, or America, should be imported either into England or Ireland, or any of the plantations...
Página 111 - No goods or commodities whatever, of the growth, production or manufacture of Europe, Africa, or America, shall be imported into England or Ireland, or into any of the Plantations (American Colonies) except in ships belonging to English subjects, of which the master and the greater number of the crew shall also be English.
Página 33 - Every part of the Union displays indications of rapid and various improvement ; and with burdens so light as scarcely to be perceived, with resources fully adequate to our present exigencies, with governments founded on the genuine principles of rational liberty, and with mild and wholesome laws, is it too much to say that our country exhibits a spectacle of national happiness never surpassed, if ever before equalled...
Página 220 - Intermediate credit banks will accept the receipt of any warehouse licensed and bonded under the Federal warehouse act." The formation of cooperative growers' associations, the improved credit facilities made available by the Government, and the attitude of large banks are all encouraging the producer to hold his crops for a longer period after harvesting and thus encouraging more orderly marketing. The Federal warehouse act has clearly demonstrated its value in this movement.
Página 122 - Its manufacture is one of the most important industries in the United States and England.

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