Unwise Laws: A Consideration of the Operations of a Protective Tariff upon Industry, Commerce, and Society.

By: Blair, Lewis H.

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Questions of the Day Series. 1st edition. Octavo, brown cloth, vi, 178 pp. Fine. Contents: What are these Unwise Laws; How these Unwise Laws have Originated, and how they have been Imposed upon the Country, although Contrary to its Interests; How these Unwise Laws at first Stimulate Material Prosperity, and how they End in Material Collapse; Protection the Cuase of Instability and the Parent of Panics and Commercial and Industrial Depression; How Protection Stimulates and finally Demoralizes the Whole Community; How Protection Ruins the Mercantile Business; How Protection Causes National Impoverishment by Artificially Affecting the Distribution of Population; Showing how Non-Interference Operates to the Welfare of the People; How Protection (so-called) or Partial Laws Produce Extremes of Wealth and Poverty; How so-called Protection Laws Cause Poverty, Stagnation, and Isolation or Revolution; Protection Opposed to Improvement; Does Protection Insure Permanent High Wages?; Why these Unwise Laws have not sooner Exerted their Injurious Effects, and why they must Exert them in the Future with Increasing Force; Under a Protective System, Reciprocity Treaties, Free Raw Materials, and Free Ships are only other Forms of Protection; How these Unwise Laws Shut us out of the Markets of the World and Confine us to the Home Market; Division of Labor; Do Manufacturers Desire High Wages; The Remedy; The Silver Question.

Title: Unwise Laws: A Consideration of the Operations of a Protective Tariff upon Industry, Commerce, and Society.

Author Name: Blair, Lewis H.

Categories: Law Studies,

Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1886.:

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