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The Bank Veto

Page history last edited by Mr. Hengsterman 10 years ago

 

 

 

 

Section of Constitution


Article I - The Legislative Branch

 

Section 7 All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills.

 

 

 

Class Connection


Jackson used his veto power extensively. He vetoed more bills in his term of office than all the previous presidents put together. Jackson was also the first to use the pocket veto, a delaying tactic in which the President does not sign a bill within ten days of the end of the Congressional term, preventing it from becoming law.

 

 

 

 

 

Veto message: 1832 - Jackson, in his veto message of the re-charter of the Second Bank of the U.S., said that the bank was a monopoly that catered to the rich, and that it was owned by the wealthy and by foreigners.   Read more about the Bank Veto

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