1 hr 5 min

The Amendments & YOU! 16th & 17th Amendments (w/ Dr. Gordon Lloyd‪)‬ Constitutional Chats hosted by Janine Turner and Cathy Gillespie

    • Education

Beginning our discussion of the “Progressive Era” Amendments with how the 16th Amendment allowed a federal income tax, and the 17th Amendment changed the way U.S. Senators are selected for office to direct election. Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, Tova Love Kaplan, and Dakare Chatman interview Dr. Gordon Lloyd on how these amendments drastically increased the power of the national government by allowing Congress to levy its own taxes and removing state legislatures from the process of selecting Senators

Beginning our discussion of the “Progressive Era” Amendments with how the 16th Amendment allowed a federal income tax, and the 17th Amendment changed the way U.S. Senators are selected for office to direct election. Janine Turner, Cathy Gillespie, Tova Love Kaplan, and Dakare Chatman interview Dr. Gordon Lloyd on how these amendments drastically increased the power of the national government by allowing Congress to levy its own taxes and removing state legislatures from the process of selecting Senators

1 hr 5 min

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