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Read the text and answer the question by selecting all the correct responses. More than one response is correct.

During Jackson’s second term, his opponents had gradually move together to make the Whig party. Whigs and Democrats held totally different attitudes toward the changes brought about by the market, banks, and commerce. The Democrats tended to view society as a seamless conflict between “the people”—farmers, planters, and workers—and a set of greedy aristocrats. This “paper money aristocracy” of bankers and investors manipulated the banking industry for their own profit, Democrats claimed, and sapped the nation’s virtue by encouraging speculation and also the desire for sudden, unearned wealth. The Democrats wished the rewards of the market without sacrificing the features of a simple agrarian republic. They wished the wealth that the market offered without the competitive, changing society; the complex dealing;the dominance of urban centers; and the loss of independence that came with it.

Q.The author mentions bankers and investors in the passage as an example of which of the following?

(A) The Democratic Party’s main source of support
(B) The people that Democrats claimed were unfairly becoming rich
(C) The people most interested in a return to a simple agrarian republic
(D) One of the groups might be not in favor of Whig party and Democrats

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