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 Ratification of the Constitution Indexes | Index to Volumes 4–7: Ratification of the Constitution by the States: Massachusetts | T |  Taxation

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– accruing in capital should belong to U.S. [1 reference]

– after paying their share of federal debt, states should keep balance of taxes [1 reference]

– appropriate basis for [1 reference]

– argued in Mass. Convention that it is wrong to withhold power to tax because it might be abused [1 reference]

– arrears of are being paid [1 reference]

– called the sinews of the Constitution [1 reference]

– coercive power needed to collect [1 reference]

– many collectors will be appointed [1 reference]

– complicated nature of requires two-year term for representatives [1 reference]

– Congress’ control over leaves nothing to states [7 references]

– Congress will be subject to all taxes it passes [1 reference]

– Congress could exempt themselves and their dependents from [1 reference]

– Congress needs adequate power over [5 references]

– Congress only has concurrent powers over [6 references]

– Congress’ power would not be abused or dangerous [1 reference]

– Congress will take unevenly from states under Constitution [1 reference]

– Constitution does not exempt anyone from measures passed [1 reference]

– danger under Constitution [39 references]

– defense of Congress’ power to levy [11 references]

– described as cement of the fabrick [1 reference]

– under Constitution Congress has power to enforce collection of taxes [2 references]

– exports should not be taxed [1 reference]

– exports should be taxed [1 reference]

– favors requisition system of [1 reference]

– only federal government knows what is needed [1 reference]

– federal policy will affect states unequally [1 reference]

– Federalist writer has some objection to Constitution over [1 reference]

– Federalist satire about [2 references]

– general powers needed for Constitution to consolidate government [1 reference]

– House of Representatives will not be aware of impact of federal taxes on people [1 reference]

– must be laid on individuals, not states [1 reference]

– opposition to a continental tax collector instead of state collectors [2 references]

– people are overtaxed [1 reference]

– people will not be overtaxed under Constitution [1 reference]

– praise of limitations put on states by Constitution [1 reference]

– scarcity of money to pay [1 reference]

– states legislatures will decide how to collect their own [1 reference]

– legislatures will not collect federal taxes [1 reference]

– states should collect taxes more cheaply [1 reference]

– state legislatures can violate constitutions and levy excessive [1 reference]

– states do not exclusively retain any under Constitution [1 reference]

– states levying maximum amount possible [1 reference]

– states that have power to transact business should have power to tax to pay for [1 reference]

– states were reluctant to give limited powers not long ago [1 reference]

– states will be forced to levy dry taxes under Constitution [2 references]

– support for uniformity of throughout country [1 reference]

– will he unfair to Northern States under Constitution [1 reference]

– will cause war between Congress and states [1 reference]

– Confederation Congress [14 subentries + 1 “see also” entry]

– direct [1 reference + 30 subentries]

– excise [1 reference + 7 subentries]

– in Great Britain [6 subentries]

– imposts and import duties [9 subentries + 5 “see also” entries]

– in Massachusetts [17 subentries]

– money bills [4 subentries]

– poll taxes [1 reference + 13 subentries]

– proposed amendments concerning [5 subentries]

– purse and sword [3 subentries + 3 “see also” entries]

See Also

See also Debt, U.S.

See also Duties

See also Expenses of government

See also House of Representatives, U.S.

See also Impost of 1781

See also Impost of 1783

See also Money bills

See also Property, private

See also Representation

See also Requisitions

See also Senate, U.S.

See also Slavery

See also Three-fifths clause