United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

Jackson & the Bank of the U.S.

"Symptoms of a Locked Jaw/ Plain Sewing Done," 1834
(Source: Library of Congress)

Question 131461:

Which of the following is an inaccurate statement about President Andrew Jackson's "war" with the Second Bank of the U.S.?

A) Jackson enjoyed the support of his Cabinet and most members of Congress in his position opposing the Bank
B) Jackson resented the bank's lack of funding for expansion into the unsettled Western territories
C) Jackson opponent Henry Clay supported Nicholas Biddle, the Bank's director
D) Jackson vetoed the Bank's re-chartering
E) Jackson removed all federal funds from the Bank, redistributing them to various state banks

Answer & Explanation

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