Essential reading for anyone interested in the leaders who shaped our nation. Popular interest in the Founding Fathers has surged over the past decade and is beginning to rival interest in the Civil War. People are increasingly looking back to the generation that invented this country's political ideas and institutions for help in today's complex political world. The Complete Idiot's GuideAr to the Founding Fathers presents the Founding Fathers through the issues that defined them-issues that are with the country today.Butthe line between direct taxes onpeople or property, and indirect taxes on goods bought and sold, was blurry. ... Taxes, itsaid, would beused ato pay thedebts and providefor thecommondefence and general welfare of the United States.
|Title||:||The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Founding Fathers|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2011-04-05|