Wilson-Gorman tariff (55 words)
Historical Context Note
In the USA, the Wilson-Gorman tariff is passed, diminishing the charge levied on imports from the level embodied in the contentious McKinley tariff, and imposing a 2% income tax. President Grover Cleveland had hoped to pass a much lower tariff, and is very disappointed with this result, but allows the law to pass without his signature.19132 Wilson-Gorman tariff 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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Editors. "Wilson-Gorman tariff". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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