04 - Andrew Jackson and the Rise of the Democratic Party

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February 29, 2008 Andrew Jackson and the Rise of the Democratic Party I. Political Effects of Market Revolution a. Supreme Court Decisions Favor Commerce i. McCulloch vs. Maryland 1. Can the bank of the US be forced to pay a state tax? a. Court struck down the tax b. Maryland did NOT have the authority to tax the bank 2. Is the bank of the US constitutional? a. Court ruled that the constitution allowed the Congress to make decisions that are necessary and proper for the nation. 3. Affirmed the federalists’ view of the constitution **** ii. Gibbons vs. Ogden 1. Ogden had a monopoly of steam boats in New York. 2. Gibbons had a federal license to operate steam boats in the area so he would be competing with Ogden. 3. Court ruled that the monopoly granted by New York is unconstitutional 4. “Commerce” a. Any kind of business b. Gives the Federal Government the utmost power 5. Stimulated the growth of the transportation industry **** iii. Stronger Protection for Contract Rights 1. Court strengthened contracts
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2008 for the course HIST 105 taught by Professor Hatfield during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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