It Didn't Work 100 Years Ago Either

January 1940
Saturday Evening Post;1/27/1940, Vol. 212 Issue 31, p26
Discusses the outcome of the decision of the U.S. Congress in 1836 to approve the distribution of public funds to various U.S. states. Reasons the government under the leadership of U.S. President Andrew Jackson accumulated a surplus of public funds; Main purpose of the distributed public funds; Actions taken by states after receiving the funds.


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