progressive amendments
Updated: 2/7/2020
progressive amendments

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  • 16th Amendment
  • Time to go pay some taxes.
  • Medina County Treasurer
  • 18th Amendment
  • Welp. I guess there's no saving this dump now that we can't even sell our product.
  • 19th Amendment
  • Voting Place
  • I can't wait to cast my first vote!
  • The 16th amendment gives congress the power to collect income tax. This gives the government a steady source of income. It helps the United States to be in less debt and can also be used to provide public goods.
  • The 18th amendment prohibited the making, selling, and consumption of alcohol in the United States. It was put in place to decrease crime and violence, however it only increased crime involving smuggling alcohol greater. It was later repealed in the 21st amendment.
  • The 19th amendment granted women the right to vote in the United States. It was a big step towards equality in the United States and gave more power to women.