| Clip Of Q&A with Peter Liebhold

Video Clip: Tariffs in the Early 20th Century and the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act


Peter Liebhold, work and industry curator at the National Museum of American History, discussed how the 16th Amendment and the income tax changed tariff policy. He also explained how the Smoot-Hawley Tariff impacted the Great Depression.

5 minutes


  • 16th Amendment
  • Great Depression
  • Income Tax
  • Logrolling
  • Protectionist
  • Reciprocal
  • Retaliation
  • Revenue
  • Smoot-hawley Tariff Act
  • Surplus
  • Tariff

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