Commonwealth Land Party (United States)

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The Commonwealth Land Party of the United States was created in 1924 from the Single Tax Party. Its single-issue platform was based on the free-market tax reform principles defined and popularized by American political economist and public intellectual Henry George, the ideology now called Georgism.[1]

Presidential tickets[edit]

  • 1920
    • President - Robert C. MacCauley
    • Vice-president - Carrie Chapman Catt
  • 1924
    • President - William J. Wallace
    • Vice-president - John C. Lincoln [2]

See also[edit]

  • Geolibertarianism
  • Georgism
  • Land value tax (in the 1920s better known as the "single tax")
  • Tax reform
  • Tax shift
  • Third party (United States)


  1. "Single Tax". Time magazine. February 18, 1924. Retrieved 2010-03-07. A National Convention of the great Presidential year of 1924 was held in Manhattan. Before the Convention, the name of the Party was the Single Tax Party. After the Convention it was the Commonwealth Land Party. But the change was only a change of name.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-07-15. Retrieved 2009-06-06.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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