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Andrew Jackson opposed the national bank and abolished it because...

* it is unconstitutional;
* it concentrated an excessive amount of the nation's financial strength into a single institution;
* it exposed the government to control by "foreign interests";
* it exercised too much control over members of Congress;
* it favors Northeastern states over Southern and Western states.

Andrew Jackson knew that a Central bank improved the fortunes of an "elite circle" of commercial and industrial bankers at the expense of hard working Americans. He was proven right, when during his administration, the U.S. Government was, for the first, and so far the only time, debt free.

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No American should have to live under the oppression of a sprawling oversized central government; or suffer the loss of personal autonomy and liberties to perfunctory bureaucrats; or endure the invasion of privacy by officious functionaries; or struggle through a life trying to stay ahead of inflation; or endure the nightmare of over regulation and criminalization; or tolerate mass corruption and fraud by self serving elected officials; or to grind out a living only to be ravaged by labor-wage taxes while Federal Reserve Bankers get rich off baseless currency; or die fighting in some needless war.

From the Andrew Jackson Society

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Nicholas Trist became

Nicholas Trist became Jackson's private secretary in 1828 (until 1834) as he ran for president. Trist was also a devoted fanatic of James Madison. Trist spent his entire life studying the life and principles of James Madison and devoted his time to Madison's legacy for his entire adult life. Trist was the grandson of Mrs. House of Philadelphia, where James Madison stayed during the Constitutional convention.

In 1829, Andrew Jackson became president. As Jackson made little use of his cabinet, his most trusted adviser his entire presidency was Trist, who was in constant contact with Madison.

In 1832, Jackson was getting ready to tun for prsident. He went down in 1832 to discuss the national bank with James Madison. Madison, Trist, and Jackson all agreed that it was a good idea to get rid of the national bank.

By the late 1820s, the national bank was no longer needed by the federal government to keep itself solvent. By that time, our nation had a giant economy and debts for our two wars for Independence were mostly paid off. We had free trade on the high seas.

Jackson got rid of the bank. There has never been a time since where there was any justification at all for a national bank, via the principles of Jackson, Madison, and Trist.

Thomas Jefferson 1796, 1800, 1804; James Madison 1808, 1812; Ron Paul 1988, 2008, 2012; Rand Paul 2016.