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    The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and

    “The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and the laborer… form the great body of the people of the United States, they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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    The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and

    “The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and the laborer… form the great body of the people of the United States, they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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    Money is power, and in that government

    “Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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    Peace, above all things, is to be

    “Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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    The duty of government is to leave

    “The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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    The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and

    “The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and the laborer… form the great body of the people of the United States, they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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    The great constitutional corrective in the hands

    “The great constitutional corrective in the hands of the people against usurpation of power, or corruption by their agents is the right of suffrage; and this when used with calmness and deliberation will prove strong enough.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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    We are beginning a new era in

    “We are beginning a new era in our government. I cannot too strongly urge the necessity of a rigid economy and an inflexible determination not to enlarge the income beyond the real necessities of the government.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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    It is to be regretted that the

    “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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    War is a blessing compared with national

    “War is a blessing compared with national degradation.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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    The people are the government, administering it

    “The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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    Our government is founded upon the intelligence

    “Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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    The duty of government is to leave

    “The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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    I cannot consent that my mortal body

    “I cannot consent that my mortal body shall be laid in a repository prepared for an Emperor or a King my republican feelings and principles forbid it the simplicity of our system of government forbids it.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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    The great constitutional corrective in the hands

    “The great constitutional corrective in the hands of the people against usurpation of power, or corruption by their agents is the right of suffrage; and this when used with calmness and deliberation will prove strong enough.”

    — Andrew Jackson

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