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" There is danger that a president and directors would then be able to elect themselves from year to year, and without responsibility or control manage the whole concerns of the bank during the existence of its charter. "
Annual Messages, Veto Messages, Protests, &c - Página 235
por Andrew Jackson - 1835 - 272 páginas
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Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union

Robert Vincent Remini - 1993 - 818 páginas
...control of the institution rested in the hands of the wealthy. "It is easy to conceive," wrote Jackson, "that great evils to our country and its institutions...the hands of a few men irresponsible to the people." Not only did the President "vilify" the Bank and its practices, but he repeatedly asserted presidential...
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Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks,

International Monetary Fund, International Monetary Fund. Legal Department, IMF Institute - 1992 - 648 páginas
...Andrew Jackson, fueled by popular support, vetoed the bill. In so doing, Jackson deplored, in his words, "such a concentration of power in the hands of a few men irresponsible to the people."3 Jackson's characterization was compelling because it was largely true. Both the first and...
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The Mild Voice of Reason: Deliberative Democracy and American National ...

Joseph M. Bessette - 1997 - 289 páginas
...Message as threatening "great evils to our country and its institutions" from the "concentration of power in the hands of a few men irresponsible to the people." "It is to be regretted," Jackson wrote, "that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government...
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Party Ideologies in America, 1828-1996

John Gerring - 2001 - 337 páginas
...States, he argued, was unjust because of the "great evils to our country and its institutions [that] might flow from such a concentration of power in the hands of a few men irresponsible to the people." 53 In truth, the party's attacks against predatory monopolies seemed to be motivated more by worries...
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American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting, 1834-1853

Meredith L. McGill, Professor Meredith L McGill - 2003 - 364 páginas
...a system that relied on the dispersal of assets (and liabilities) to counter the "concentration of power in the hands of a few men irresponsible to the people." 39 Brother Jonathan's parody banknote returns us to a set of questions that are raised, if not explicidy...
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Corporate Networks in Europe and the United States

Paul Windolf - 2002 - 246 páginas
...environment, including credit (banks), and raw materials and machinery (supplier firms). Companies attempt of power in the hands of a few men irresponsible to the people' (Blum etai 1968: 239). Iackson embodied the radical-democratic cause to which the antitrust legislation...
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A History of Central Banking in Great Britain and the United States

John H. Wood - 2005 - 439 páginas
...sufficiently circumscribed to survive an opposition, led by President Andrew Jackson, convinced that "such a concentration of power in the hands of a few men irresponsible to the people" threatened the people's freedom. 32 Returning to the Bank of England, Thornton proposed the following...
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Power and Organizations

Stewart R Clegg, David Courpasson, Nelson Phillips - 2006 - 457 páginas
...Quoting Jackson in 1832 (cited in Roe 1994: 58), Davis and Mizruchi recall his words to the effect that 'it is easy to conceive that great evils to our country...the hands of a few men irresponsible to the people' (1999: 216). Nearly a hundred years later we find Wilson agreeing with him in 191 1 that 'the great...
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The Money Men: Capitalism, Democracy, and the Hundred Years' War Over the ...

H. W. Brands, Professor of History H W Brands - 2006 - 239 páginas
...twenty-five directors, only five were answerable to the people. The rest served the interests of capital. "It is easy to conceive that great evils to our country...the hands of a few men irresponsible to the people." Nor were the monopolists all Americans; almost a third of the stock of the Bank was owned by foreigners....
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American Economic Policy from the Revolution to the New Deal

William Letwin - 2017 - 406 páginas
...accomplished would be a temptation to designing men to secure that control in their own hands by monopolizing the remaining stock. There is danger that a president...the hands of a few men irresponsible to the people. Is there no danger to our liberty and independence in a bank that in its nature has so little to bind...
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