In Search of History

29edf6e7cf452805e848d7975308c1f9 June 17, 1930 President Hoover signed the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Bill, ushering in a new era of protectionsim/isolationism. The Republican sponsored bill placed tariff’s on minerals, chemicals, textiles and farm goods.  These tariff’s amplified the emerging American Depression that lasted until we entered WWII in 1942. ~~~

 

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