157. How Did the 16th Amendment Change Life for All Americans?

There was a time in this country when we didn’t have an income tax. Americans were allowed to keep all the money they had worked so hard to get. But when the 16th Amendment was ratified, all that changed. Links: 16th Amendment Text The Tuttle Twins and the Creature from Jekyll Island

38. What Is Taxation?

We’ve all probably heard the term taxation before from our adults, but what does it really mean and why does everyone seem to hate this word so much? Terms: Consent: to give permission for something to happen. Books: Civil Disobedience¬† Lessons from a Lemonade Stand