| Clip Of Q&A with Peter Liebhold

Video Clip: Early Tariffs in the United States


The Smithsonian Institution’s Peter Liebhold discussed the first tariffs that the United States placed on goods as one of the first pieces of legislation. He also discussed the role that tariffs played in the conflict between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson.

4 minutes


  • Alexander Hamilton
  • Aristocrats
  • Manufacturing
  • Revenue
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Urban
  • Whigs
  • Yeoman Farmer

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