Questions On Major Decisions Of The Marshall Court

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3.1.8 Practice: Major Decisions of the Marshall Court
Practice Assignment
AP U.S. History Sem 1 (S4177805)
Sarah Wong

Points possible: 80

Date: ____________

Use the Internet to find and review one of the following important Supreme Court cases from the early 1800s.
• ❒ Marbury v. Madison (1803)
• ❒ Fletcher v. Peck (1810)
• ❒ Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819)
• ❒ McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
• ❒ Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)

Research Findings:
1. Name of case you are examining: Marbury v. Madison (1803)
2. What source(s) are you using for your information on the case? Identify at least three reliable sources.
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Why did you choose this decision? Why do you think this decision is important?
Marbury v. Madison is a prominent United States Supreme Court Case leading to my decision to expand my prior knowledge about this case. The decision is important because it was the first U.S Supreme court case that implements judicial review in the federal court system. Before this ruling, the U.S supreme court Judiciary Act of 1789 section 13, adds to the Supreme Courts original jurisdiction and there it must be voided because it conflicts with the constitution. From this verdict, it meant that any acts of Congress under executive and legislative are reviewed to ensure it supports the constitution.
: The decision was made to provide federal courts have the power to void acts of Congress that do not support Article III of the United States constitution???
4. What aspects of government or public or private life in the United States does the decision address?
John Marshall had three aspects directed to the U.S Supreme Court to rule his verdict on the case. The decision in the Marbury v Madison addresses the United States government, Supreme Court system that exercises one of the biggest principles in the judicial system, judicial …show more content…

The major issues in the Marbury v Madison case redirected into a larger issue that needed to be applied in the federal court system. It began with John Adams who was the preceding president before Thomas Jefferson approved the Midnight Judges Act, which appointed many Federalist judges in the federal court system before his presidential term would be terminated. Among those judges was appointed William Marbury, who never received his commission for the judgeship because the secretary of state, James Madison did not deliver the commission nor did he want to grant Marbury them. These facts led to the main issue; was William Marbury permitted to get a mandamus, which means a writ of mandate, from the Supreme Court of the United States? Marbury incorporated that the Judiciary Act of 1789 to approve his mandamus but Marshall argued that Supreme court could not pention his request because it extended the original jurisdiction in the

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