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Why did Thomas Jefferson object to letting the national governm…

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  • Question: Why did Thomas Jefferson object to letting the national government issue a charter for a national bank?
  • Answers:
  1. The states have the power to interpose themselves between the national government and any infringement on individual liberties.
  2. A national bank is not the most convenient method for managing the nation's finances.
  3. All purposes that would have been served by the national bank could just as easily be performed by the treasury department and a system of treasury notes.
  4. Granting Congress any power not explicitly granted by the Constitution will remove all limits on its power other than what Congress itself believes to be the good of the nation.

The correct answer is: Granting Congress any power not explicitly granted by the Constitution will remove all limits on its power other than what Congress itself believes to be the good of the nation.

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