"When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty."
~ Thomas Jefferson

Establishing a National Judiciary and Its Power

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Explain the development of the power of the Supreme Court through the doctrine of judicial review as manifested in Marbury v. Madison (1803) and the role of Chief Justice John Marshall and the Supreme Court in interpreting the power of the national government (e.g., McCullouch v. Maryland, Dartmouth College v. Woodward, Gibbons v. Ogden).

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