Provides a historical overview of U.S. Government revenue receipts and spending during the early years of national history. Presents revenue generation statistics, information on revenue sources, and information on domestic and international political and economic factors affecting government revenue receipts.
U.S. Government revenue, U.S. government spending, Alexander Hamilton, Albert Gallatin, taxation, U.S. Customs Revenue, land sales, Department of the Treasury.
Date of this Version
Bert Chapman. "Revenue, U.S. Government." In The Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Early American Republic, 1783-1812: A Political, Social, and Military History." Spencer C. Tucker, ed. (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO,2014): 2:573-574.
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