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The Republican Campaign Text-Book for 1892 (Paperback) Loot Price: R369
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The Republican Campaign Text-Book for 1892 (Paperback): Books Group
The Republican Campaign Text-Book for 1892 (Paperback): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 Excerpt: ...were in value only 30,652,058, so that the rate was 65.08 percent. But the American customs revenue for the past fiscal year was $177,883,034, and the dutiable imports were in value $369,400,801, so that the rate of duties on dutiable imports was 48.16. To sweep away the American system which encourages manufactures, and maintains a high rate of wages for labor, and to substitute British free trade which would subject American labor to direct competition with the pauper labor of other countries, thus forcing down American wages, is at last tue declared object of the Democratic party. False Pretenses Arandoned. For years there have been Democratic pretenses that duties should not be reduced beyond the rate necessary to compensate for the difference between wages here and wages in other countries. The pretense was a fraud, for in the Wood tariff of 1878, and in the Morrison tariff of 1886, and the Mills tariff of 1888, which were all supported by substantially the whole body of Democrats in Congress, the duties proposed on many articles were far below the difference between wages of labor here and in other countries. This year the false pretense is abandoned as useless, and tariff for revenue only is proposed in all its nakedness. For years Democrats have pretended in some sections that they only wanted such tariff reform as would give to manufacturers free raw materials, and therefore, it was claimed, better protection. That pretense also was a fraud, for the Democratic party well knew that it could not take off duties from wool without cutting off duties on woolens also; nor abolish duties on iron ore and pig iron of the Virginias, Alabama and Tennessee without sweeping away duties on finished iron and steel products. This false pretense also has fail...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-12979-1
Barcode: 9781231129791
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-12979-4

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