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Theme 2: Taxes in U.S. HistoryLesson 3: Income Tax Issues


Activity 3: Political Cartoons and Taxes

View the cartoon below that comments on the progressive income tax in the early twentieth century.

Political cartoon.

1) What message did the author try to convey? Click the explanation that best describes the tax situation presented in the cartoon. Click the Check My Answers button at the bottom of the page to assess your answers.



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