John C Calhoun Quote on ‘the Many and Powerful Interests, Combined in One Mass’ that had ‘Risen Up in the Government Greater than the People Themselves’

John C. Calhoun, in a speech on 5/27/1836 said:

“A power has risen up in the government greater than the people themselves, consisting of many and various powerful interest, combined in one mass; and held together by the cohesive power of the vast surplus in banks.”

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