National Wool Grower Volume 11-12

National Wool Grower Volume 11-12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...based on her self sustenance from withiI1This. in turn, was the result Of far' sighted policy initiated by Bismfifck when he decided upon the agrarian Dolicy as the best suited for his COW' tr_v's future greatness. History has repeatedly written that a contented and prosperous agriculture is essential to national prosperitY and greatness. 'hy should we, in vie' of these facts, sacrifice our natllfal 76' cities must be fed and clothed. Vhy should not his meat and his wool and his cotton be raised at home rather than be shipped in from abroad? If the manufacturer purchases his raw materials and food from abroad, per-haps a little cheaper than he can at home. he then in turn must look abroad for his market for his finished manufactures. There has been a growing tendency in the last twenty-five years toward favoring the manufacturing industries at the expense of agriculture. History again proves that the growth of cities at the expense of the country is the _ beginning of national decay. The American system of government contemplates as its primary basis an equality of all its citizens, and insistently prohibits the favoring of one class as against another, or the favoring of one individual as against another. There has been beyond doubt a violation of these primary principles. W'e need go no farther back than 1913 and analyze the Underwood Tariff Bill, which placed practically all agricultural products on the free list, while at the same time providing protection for manufacturers. President Harding on December 30th, _in a letter to Secretary of Agriculture VVallace, said: "It seems reasonably certain that as the world comes out of the present period of disorganization. this country may find itself confronting more

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  • Paperback | 670 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 34mm | 1,175g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236887131
  • 9781236887139