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The strength and path of the court were found with Chief Justice John Marshall 4 th Chief Justice 1801 – 1835. Judicial Interpretation of the Constitution. During this time, there were three major decisions: Marbury v Madison Gibbons v Ogden McCulloch v Maryland.

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The strength and path of the court were found with Chief Justice John Marshall

4th Chief Justice

1801 – 1835

Judicial Interpretation of the Constitution


During this time, there were three major decisions:

Marbury v Madison

Gibbons v Ogden

McCulloch v Maryland

Judicial Interpretation of the Constitution


McCulloch v Maryland

FEDERALISM! (Separation of Powers)

McCulloch v Maryland


1819

Maryland decided to tax the federal bank (Hamilton’s plan)

McCulloch v Maryland


McCulloch, a cashier for the bank refused to pay the tax

State had no power or right to tax the federal government!

McCulloch v Maryland


The Supreme Court agrees!

Back off Maryland.

Established the superiority of the federal government.

McCulloch v Maryland


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