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Author : Richard Brookhiser Pages : 368 pages Publisher : Basic Books Language : ISBN-10 : 0465096220 ISBN-13 : 9780465096 220

John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court The life of Joh n Mar sha ll, Fou ndi ng Fat her and Am eric a's pre


mie r Chi ef Jus tice In 180 1, a gen ial and brill iant Rev olut ion ary Wa r vet era n and poli tici an bec am e the fou rth Chi ef Jus tice of the Uni ted Sta


tes. He wo uld hol d the pos t for 34 yea rs (stil la rec ord ), exp oun din g the Con stit utio n he lov ed. Bef ore he join ed the Cou rt, it was the we


akli ng of the fed eral gov ern me nt, lack ing in dig nity and clo ut. Aft er he die d, it cou ld nev er be ign ore d aga in. Thr oug h thr ee dec ade s of


dra mat ic cas es inv olvi ng bus ine ss me n, sco und rels , Nat ive Am eric ans , and slav es, Mar sha ll def end ed the fed eral gov ern me nt aga inst unr


uly stat es, est abli she d the Sup rem e Cou rt's righ t to reb uke Con gre ss or the pre sid ent, and unl eas hed the po wer of Am eric an co mm erc e. For bet


ter and for wor se, he ma de the Sup rem e Cou rt a pill ar of Am eric an life. In Joh n Mar sha ll, aw ard win nin g bio gra phe r Ric har d Bro okh


iser vivi dly chr oni cles Am eric a's gre ate st jud ge and the wor ld he ma de. John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court Get Now https://madbooksxyz.blogspot.com/?book=0465096220

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John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court  

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John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court  

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