On August 16, 1841, U.S. President John Tyler vetoes a bill which called for the re-establishment of the Second Bank of the United States. Enraged Whig Party members riot outside the White House in the most violent demonstration on White House grounds in U.S. history so far.

Book Title: A People’s History of the United States: 1492-Present

Book Author: Howard Zinn

ISBN Number: 9780060528379

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