An explaination of England's attempts to regulate colonial trade by passing the Navigation Acts which include adding new taxes and controlling seaports. Americans are angered by the legislation even though it helps stimulate the economy.
CNBC's Suze Orman talks about the best ways to take advantage of changes in tax laws to save money in 2009.
NBC's Tom Pettit recaps George H.W. Bush's appearance at the 1988 Republican Convention. During the appearance, Bush recites his infamous line: "Read my lips, no new taxes."
During their third presidential debate, John McCain questions whether Barack Obama's economic proposals would help the middle class. McCain cites "Joe the Plumber," a small business owner who had complained that Obama's plan would raise his taxes.
Walter Mondale decides to "tell it like it is" at the Democratic Convention in San Francisco, and says both he and Ronald Reagan would raise taxes as president.
CNBC’s Trish Regan explains how the tax cuts and tax rebates in the 2009 Stimulus Bill will affect the average American.
President Ronald Reagan's economic policy was a successful part of his administration, part of the so-called "Reagan Revolution," but how will these policies be judged in the future? NBC's Mike Jensen looks at Reagan's economic legacy.
The emergence of the 1960's counterculture.
Brian Williams with highlights from rare interviews with John F. Kennedy from the NBC News archives.
The dramatic end to the Nixon Presidency.
America's war in Vietnam veers out of control in 1968.
CNBC’s Carmen Wong Ulrich gives some 2009 tax tips for dealing with bankruptcy, unemployment and other problems with the IRS.
D.C. residents pay $2 billion each year in federal taxes, yet they do not have voting representation in Congress. Now the city is sending lawmakers a protest message, stamped on every D.C. license plate: "Taxation Without Representation."
An explanation of the roots of the Boston tea party, when a band of American colonials led by Samuel Adams are so incensed by the tax on tea that they dump British tea into Boston Harbor.
Adam Kreek s video diaries to his son, Jefferson, while aboard the James Robert Hanssen rowboat.
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