What were the reasons for the controversy over the Bank of the United Sates?

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There were two different disagreements over this bank.

First, there was the issue of constitutionality.  Many Democratic-Republicans felt that the creation of the bank was unconstitutional.  They pointed out that the Constitution did not explicitly give Congress the power to create a national bank.  They argued for a...

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