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To Provide for the General Welfare: A History of the Federal Spending Power

Sky, Theodore

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ISBN 10: 0874137934 / ISBN 13: 9780874137934
Published by Univ of Delaware Pr, 2005
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Green hardcover is in near perfect condition with tight binding and unmarked text. Black-spined dust jacket is likewise very good. Signed presentation copy from author to Leon Despres. 442 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 010893

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Title: To Provide for the General Welfare: A ...

Publisher: Univ of Delaware Pr

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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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 which that power gave rise and its role in fueling a massive expansion in federal activity and authority.

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Theodore Sky is distinguished lecturer at Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America.

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