POS 201 The Consitution and Economics

POS 201 The - February 6th 2008 Government and Politics The Constitution and Economics(Garageband 6 minutes An Economic Interpretation of The

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February 6 th , 2008 Government and Politics The Constitution and Economics (Garageband: 6 minutes) An Economic Interpretation of The Constitution , Charles Beard (1913) Benefits the rich. The Constitution was examined from an economic perspective. o Key Problems and Constitutional solutions after coming out of  the Revolution. 1. Taxes and Debt The debt was not just foreign.  Debt   war bonds. 66 percent of these bonds were bought off  by the framers and their associates. Article I, Section 8 The power of government to tax. Article I, Section 2 Taxes based on state population   Indirect  taxes. Poor and Rich pay the same amount. Article VI  All pre-revolutionary war debts would be  paid in full at face value.
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course POS 201 taught by Professor Brezenski during the Spring '08 term at St. Thomas FL.

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