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Anthony Ferreira November 27, 2010 Jacksons Veto Message Andrew Jackson Vetoed the second bank of the United States in 1832. His opponent Henry Clay sent out his message hoping the people would see this and vote for him instead of Andrew Jackson. Instead his plan backfired because in Jackson’s veto message he proved several severe points. The first thing Jackson points out is that the bank is “unauthorized by the Constitution, subversive of the rights of the States, and dangerous to the liberties of the people.” The point that Jackson shows is that the second bank will also form and monopoly and that it is only a slight revision of the first bank of the united states which didn’t have much good to the
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Unformatted text preview: states. Jackson claims that the bank will take money away from the citizens who do not have enough power to have any say. In a time were leaders were more worried about domestic concerns, having a second bank were many of the stockholders are foreign does not represent the domestic ideas. Even if the foreign stockholders are removed from the situation, 20 of the 25 stock holders are not chosen by the many, leaving the many with only 5 of the votes and the other 20 become the few creating an aristocracy of wealth. Jacksons main point on vetoing the second bank of America is because he wants a more egalitarian democracy and the bank doesnt fall under this very well....
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course RSC 1001 taught by Professor Dr.evens during the Spring '11 term at Blackhawk Technical College.

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