Search results 1 - 4 of 4 for the tag Taxes

    • Oleo Gang

      Oleo Gang

      This prisoner, Joseph Wirth, was convicted of selling Oleomargarine, colored to look like butter, without paying the 10 cents per pound tax. He spent more than three...


    • Oleo Gang

      Oleo Gang

      This prisoner, convicted of selling Oleomargarine, colored to look like butter, without paying the 10 cents per pound tax, were sentenced from one to five years at...


    • South Carolina protests

      South Carolina protests

      In 1828 Congress passed a tax on imports known as the “Tariff of Abominations.” The South Carolina Legislature published this document arguing against tariffs.


    • The Landlord’s Game

      The Landlord’s Game

      Lizzie J. Magie, of Brentwood, Maryland, submitted this drawing of her improvement of game-boards in 1904. The object of the game was to amass a much wealth and...

    Search results 1 - 4 of 4 for the tag Taxes