This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 Excerpt: ...from the bank and deposit in state banks instead. The banks selected for government deposits were managed for the most part by Jackson men ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 Excerpt: ...from the bank and deposit in state banks instead. The banks selected for government deposits were managed for the most part by Jackson men and these institutions were nicknamed the "pet banks." The removal of the deposits meant the end of the United States Bank and in 1836 when its charter expired it secured another charter from the state of Pennsylvania and continued business as a state bank. Georgia and the Indians. Another controversy came to a head during the early thirties--that with Georgia concerning the Indians. When that state gave her western lands to the federal government in 1802, it was upon the condition that the Indians should be removed from within her borders as soon as possible. The Creeks, Cherokees, Choctaws, and Chickasaws possessed valuable lands in Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. Again and again did the state of Georgia urge the removal of the Indians in order to open the lands to set 1 This bank was the second United States Bank, and had been chartered in 1816 for a period of twenty years. tiers. In 1827 the lands of the Creeks within the state were bought by the federal government, but the Cherokees still remained. At last, impatient at the long delay, Georgia took the matter into her own hands and in 1828 annexed the Cherokee lands to five adjacent counties. The Cherokees, who were the most civilized of the southern Indians, protested against this action as a violation of their ancient right to the soil and their treaty rights as well. They appealed for relief to the Supreme Court of the United States and Chief Justice Marshall sustained the Indians, but Georgia ignored the decision of the court and continued to assert her rights over the lands. Jackson sustained the state. In 1835 the Indians were removed into the reg...
Fair. No Dust Jacket. A Fair copy in pictorial brown cloth. Paper tanning (particularly at the endpapers). The binding is a little shaken, but holding. Lacks the blank rear endpaper. The text is clean and complete. A reading copy of this 494-page text for use in Texas schools.
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