John Marshall


Born
in Germantown, Virginia, The United States
September 24, 1755

Died
July 06, 1835

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John Marshall was an American statesman and jurist who shaped American constitutional law and made the Supreme Court a center of power. Marshall was Chief Justice of the United States, serving from February 4, 1801, until his death in 1835. He served in the United States House of Representatives from March 4, 1799, to June 7, 1800, and, under President John Adams, was Secretary of State from June 6, 1800, to March 4, 1801. Marshall was from the Commonwealth of Virginia and a leader of the Federalist Party.

The longest serving Chief Justice in Supreme Court history, Marshall dominated the Court for over three decades (a term outliving his own Federalist Party) and played a significant role in the development of the American legal system. Most
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“The Constitution is colorblind, and neither knows nor tolerates classes among citizens.”
John Marshall

“The power to tax is the power to destroy.”
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“The law does not expect a man to be prepared to defend every act of his life which may be suddenly and without notice alleged against him.”
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