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The Kansas Legislature passed a bill that encouraged other state legislatures to pass laws that supported amending the U.S. Constitution to provide for taxing those with "inordinate wealth." The Constitution contains provisions for state legislature to propose amendments if 2/3 of the states support the proposal. This pamphlet states the case for taxing the wealthy. The pamphlet also includes pages for signatures to be sent to the appropriate state legislature. This pamphlet was published in Berlin, Pennsylvania, April 1897 and was labeled as Vol. 3 No. 2 of The Graduated Taxer. The unequal distribution of wealth was an issue with the Populists.

Date: April 1897

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Petition to and action of Kansas legislature for submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the United States as to permit the taxing of inordinate wealth as equity demands - Front CoverPetition to and action of Kansas legislature for submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the United States as to permit the taxing of inordinate wealth as equity demands - 1Petition to and action of Kansas legislature for submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the United States as to permit the taxing of inordinate wealth as equity demands - 2Petition to and action of Kansas legislature for submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the United States as to permit the taxing of inordinate wealth as equity demands - 3Petition to and action of Kansas legislature for submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the United States as to permit the taxing of inordinate wealth as equity demands - 4Petition to and action of Kansas legislature for submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the United States as to permit the taxing of inordinate wealth as equity demands - 5Petition to and action of Kansas legislature for submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the United States as to permit the taxing of inordinate wealth as equity demands - 6Petition to and action of Kansas legislature for submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the United States as to permit the taxing of inordinate wealth as equity demands - 7Petition to and action of Kansas legislature for submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the United States as to permit the taxing of inordinate wealth as equity demands - 8Petition to and action of Kansas legislature for submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the United States as to permit the taxing of inordinate wealth as equity demands - 9Petition to and action of Kansas legislature for submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the United States as to permit the taxing of inordinate wealth as equity demands - 10Petition to and action of Kansas legislature for submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the United States as to permit the taxing of inordinate wealth as equity demands - 11

Petition to and action of Kansas legislature for submission of a proposition to amend the constitution of the United States as to permit the taxing of inordinate wealth as equity demands - Front Cover

Item Number: 208252
Call Number: K 329.84 P39 Pam. v. 6 #8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208252

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