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. 1919 Excerpt: ...and West. Ail subsequent propositions for the renewal of the charter of the United Stales Bank failed. When the charter expired (1836), the ...Read MoreThis 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. 1919 Excerpt: ...and West. Ail subsequent propositions for the renewal of the charter of the United Stales Bank failed. When the charter expired (1836), the bank was continued as a State 'jink by authority of the legislature of Pennsylvania. The Bank of the United States was forced to curtail its Results of loans in order to meet the demands for the deposits. State moVaV of banks which were debtors to the United States Bank were deposits. compelled to pursue a similar course. Equal amounts could not be borrowed from the pet banks, and money became scarce. Failures in business ensued, petitions, with thousands of signatures, asking for relief were poured into Congress. A heated discussion in the Senate, occupying much of The the time for three months, finally led to the adoption of a c'nfures resolution censuring Jackson for his action on the bank Jackson. (March 28, 1833). In his protest to the Senate against the charge of usurpation, Jackson declared that he was not bound by the decisions of the Supreme Court, and was independent of both Congress and the Supreme Court. The persistent demands of Senator Benton caused the expunging of the resolution of censure (January 16, 1837). During this period of excitement, in which the President was Origin of accused of ' tyrannical and dictatorial conduct" and disregard the Whir for the Constitution and the laws, the National Republican Partyparty took the name Whig. "Whig was the name by which the patriots of the Revolution were known and was synonymous with a friend of liberty and an opponent of arbitrary government." The hope of securing a share of the deposits induced a Speculamania for the formation of banks. Between 1829-1837, the number of State banks increased from 329 to 788. These banks, many of them with lit...Read Less
Fair. No dust jacket. Cover wear, fading, FO name on one back page, a few pencil marks in text, o/w near Good. xvii, 599 p. Maroon cover, sewn binding, many maps (some colored) and illustrations. Gilbert Stuart's Washington painting for frontis.
Fair. No dust jacket. Name, writing on endplates, cover wear, few pencil marks, o/w tight, better than fair. xvii, 599 p. Maroon cover, sewn binding, many maps (some colored) and illustrations. Gilbert Stuart's Washington painting for frontis. Two appendices. Index.
Good. No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall Cover is faded and a little worn. Owners name is in pencil on the first page. Text is clean, unmarked and tightly bound. Hinges are in very good condition. 620 pages.
Good. No Jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Maroon cloth, quarter bound leather with gilt lettering. Covers faded and worn, some stains. Cloth worn thru at corners. Pages and edges tanned, few marks on page ends. Light pencil underlining and notes on a few pages. End papers are well marked with names, notes, questions, scribbles, etc. Binding is solid. A text book volume with many illustrations and maps. George Washington frontispiece with tissue guard.
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