Parties in the USA
By Madison Stueve, Audrey Brown, James Beiter
A democratic cartoon from 1833 shows Jackson destroying the bank with his "order for the removal".
An excerpt from Henry clays "in defense of the American system" paper. Henry clay was the founder of the Whig party and in the "American System" he writes about how nationalism and is still one of our nations most historically significant examples of a government-sponsored program to harmonize and balance the nation's agriculture, commerce, and industry. The "American System" is broken into three parts: a tariff to protect the American industry, a national bank for commerce, and federal subsidies to develop profitable markets for agriculture.