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WHAT WAS THE SMOOT-HAWLEY TARIFF ACT OF 1930?

The Tariff Act of 1930 signed into law by U.S. President Herbert Hoover on 17 June 1930 were duties (taxes) placed on over 20,000 imported goods. It’s political intent was to preserve American jobs, particularly in the agricultural sector, by discouraging foreign imports. Quoting the US Dept of State on the origin of the Act:  

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Web Sites Which Post Fake News and Other Hoaxes

I wanted to post a link to the site, but it is now saying that a virus has been attached. It might be that it was done maliciously to avoid people reading it. I dont know, I’ve been using this link for a long time and never saw this, maybe its just my anti virus software.  But I am putting the entire content here and the link is added in the box. A small group of morally-challenged individuals have discovered that there is a great deal of money to be made by publishing fake news articles. These rags publish ridiculous headlines like “Monsanto is Killing Your Children”, “Ukrainians Worship the Devil”, and “Hillary Clinton’s Secret Affair with Vladimir Putin”. These inflammatory headlines are then promoted though social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. The owners of these sites m...

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