• “There is, perhaps, no one power conferred on the Federal Government so liable to abuse as the taxing power . . . Plain as these principles appear to be, you will yet find there is a constant effort to induce the General Government to go beyond the limits of its taxing power and to impose unnecessary burdens upon the people … to fasten upon the people this unjust and unequal system.” ~Andrew Jackson, Farewell Address, 1837
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  • “Through the favor of an overruling and indulgent Providence our country is blessed with general prosperity and our citizens exempted from the pressure of taxation, which other less favored portions of the human family are obliged to bear.” ~Andrew Jackson, Message to Congress, May 27, 1830
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  • “There is no such provision as would authorize Congress to collect together the property of the country, under the name of revenue, for the purpose of dividing it equally or unequally among the States or the people. Indeed, it is not probable that such an idea ever occurred to the States when they adopted the Constitution.” ~Andrew Jackson 8th Annual Message, December 5, 1836
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  • “It is my fervent prayer to that Almighty Being before whom I now stand, and who has kept us in His hands from the infancy of our Republic to the present day.” ~Andrew Jackson, 7th President. Inaugural Address, March 4, 1833
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  • “As long as our Government . . . secures to us the rights of person and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending.” ~Andrew Jackson, March 4, 1829, Inaugural Address
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  • It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes. ~Andrew Jackson
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  • “All history tells us that a free people should be watchful of delegated power, and should never acquiesce in a practice which will diminish their control over it.” ~President Andrew Jackson (Seventh Annual Message, December 7, 1835)
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  • “It is easy to conceive that great evils to our country and its institutions might flow from such a concentration of power in the hands of a few men irresponsible to the people. Mere precedent is a dangerous source of authority, and should not be regarded as deciding questions of constitutional power.” ~President Andrew Jackson (During Renewal Bill Veto, July 10, 1832)
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  • “All history tells us that a free people should be watchful of delegated power, and should never acquiesce in a practice which will diminish their control over it.” Andrew Jackson, Seventh Annual Message, December 7, 1835
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  • “It is easy to conceive that great evils to our country and its institutions might flow from such a concentration of power in the hands of a few men irresponsible to the people. Mere precedent is a dangerous source of authority, and should not be regarded as deciding questions of constitutional power.” ~Andrew Jackson, July 10, 1832, stated in his Bank Renewal Bill Veto
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