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Modern wars and war taxes

a manual of military finance

by W. R. Lawson

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Published by W. Blackwood and sons in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War, Cost of,
  • Finance

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. R. Lawson ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA647 .L2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 441 p.
    Number of Pages441
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6541856M
    LC Control Number12008182
    OCLC/WorldCa16651952

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      On October 3, , six months after the United States declared war on Germany and began its participation in the First World War, the U.S. Congress passes the War Revenue Act, increasing income. He calls the Mexican-American War one of the worst and most pointless wars, and the Civil War one of the most important and justified. There is a moment in the book early in Grant’s career as a soldier where he was sent to hunt down a band of guerrillas, shaking with fear as he arrived at their camp only to find they had run away. It was then.

      The United States is on the cusp of a civil war. It is a war fought not with swords, firearms, and artillery—at least not yet—but through throngs of people chanting and screaming in the streets.   War For Cybertron is giving fans a look at the Transformers universe in a new and modern way, and while the Transformers will assuredly make their way to .


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