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Congressional Insolvency

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Provides background accounts of political development in the USA from the American War of Independence to the Philadelphia Convention, and establish that, by 1787, Congress was marked by military ... More


Epilogue

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When Sarah died, she was in possession of twenty-seven estates, all of which she acquired on her own, and this was equivalent to a large amount of capital value, and even an annual rent roll. She ... More


The Origins of Republican War Debt Policy, 1921–1923: A Case Study in the Applicability of the Open Door Interpretation

Melvyn P. Leffler

in Safeguarding Democratic Capitalism: U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security, 1920-2015

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196510
eISBN:
9781400888061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196510.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that elite factions of the American business, banking, and farm sectors grasped that war debt payments were intimately related to the controversies over German reparations, the ... More


Paying down the War Debt

Kenneth D. Garbade

in Birth of a Market: The U.S. Treasury Securities Market from the Great War to the Great Depression

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016377
eISBN:
9780262298674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016377.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines how the Treasury reduced wartime debt. Andrew Mellon, Secretary of the Treasury, and his colleagues first addressed the problem of refinancing the postwar overhang of short-term ... More


The Patriots’ Prophetess 1736–1741

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Although Sarah had declared several times earlier that she would be nearing her death because of her old age, disputes that came about with her grandchildren seemed to have persisted. Because nothing ... More


The Case against Collateral Legal Consequences as Civil Measures

Zachary Hoskins

in Beyond Punishment?: A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199389230
eISBN:
9780199389254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199389230.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter offers a general case against burdensome civil measures on offenders. It contends that we should take seriously the idea of punishment as the institution by which offenders pay their ... More


Halakhah, Taboo, and the Origin of Jewish Moneylending in Germany

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: v. 1

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113973
eISBN:
9781800341104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113973.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents the author's essay on the relationship between the ban on benefiting in any manner from yein nesekh and the fateful Jewish involvement in moneylending. Jewish law strictly ... More


Economic Inequality and the World Crisis

James K. Galbraith

in Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199855650
eISBN:
9780190261375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199855650.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This concluding chapter discusses the results of studies and measurement pertaining to economic data. It shows the need to redefine the study of economic inequality, and to restructure, to some ... More


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