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John Marshall The Man Who Made the Supreme Court Download à 7 The life of John Marshall Founding Father and America's premier Chief JusticeIn 1801 a genial and brilliant Revolutionary War veteran and politician became the fourth Chief Justice of the United States He would hold the post for 34 years still a record expounding the Constitution he loved Before he joined. The life of John Marshall 1755 1835 spans the first and formative decades of the United States Born in colonial Virginia Marshall fought for American independence under George Washington whom he revered as the beau ideal of a true republican and memorialized in a biography For the rest of his life Richard Brookhiser writes John Marshall saw Washington as his commander and himself as one of his troops And so when Washington personally urged Marshall to run for Congress in 1798 he didsuccessfully representing Virginia s 13thDistrict from 1799 1800Like Washington Marshall was a Federalist John Adams tapped him to be US Secretary of State in 1800 After the momentous 1800 election in which Adams and the Federalists lost both the White House and Congress to Thomas Jefferson and the Democratic Republicans Adams appointed Marshall chief justice of the US Supreme Court the month before Jefferson s inauguration Marshall and Jefferson were cousins and though both were patriots they were indefatigable political foes Marshall swore Jefferson into office then used Supreme Court legal opinions to continue the Federalist battle against the Democrats for the next 34 years When he died Andrew Jackson was president Roger Taney author of the Dred v Scott infamy succeeded him as chief justiceRichard Brookhiser surveys Marshall s public career and its effects in his engaging new study This is not a comprehensive biography of the great man In many ways it is the story of the most significant cases he triedMarbury v Madison United States vs Burrin which Jonathan Edwards grandson and Alexander Hamilton s killer stood trial for treason Fletcher v Peck Trustees of Dartmouth College v WoodwardMcCullough v Maryland Cohens v Virginia Gibbons v Ogden the Antelopecase touching on slavery Ogdenv Saundersa bankruptcy case this Ogden being the nephew of the previous Ogden evidence of a litigious family no doubt also the only case in which Marshall wrote a dissenting opinion The Cherokee Nation v Georgiaand Worcester v Georgiaboth cases dealing with Georgia s abominable treatment of Native Americans and Barron v Balti among othersThough not well known today outside the legal profession at least these cases were flashpoints of controversy between a broadly Federalist vision of the American republic and a Democratic one Was the United States a union or a confederacy Where was the boundary between federal supremacy and states rights Could Congress establish a Bank of the United States without explicit wording in the Constitution More broadly was the law a debt against the living in which generations were obligated by the laws of previous generations Or did the land belong in usufruct to the living in which each generation passed laws as it saw fit The words were Madison s and Jefferson s respectively but the sentiments were Marshall s and Jefferson s exactlyBrookhiser is a political journalist not a lawyer so his descriptions of both the facts of these cases and their relevance are easy to follow and enlightening In a summary chapter on Marshall s legacy he notes that Marshall brought dignity to the Supreme Court How it tried cases and how it rendered opinions strengthened the hand of what Hamilton called the least dangerous branch of the federal government If the membership and opinions of the Supreme Court loom large in the minds of Americans today Marshall should receive creditBut than the dignity of the Supreme Court Marshall s legacy was defending the Constitution as the people s supreme act Brookhiser explains The people had made a new government giving it new powers and binding it with new prohibitions Marshall devoted his decades as chief justice to explicating and upholding the people s government against the attacks of men he deemed demagogues in Congress in the states including his own Virginia and in the White House including his own cousin That defense relied on the Constitution s words and sometimes or the historical context of its creation Marshall knew both intimately He had worked for the document s ratification He had witnessed the struggles and trials that had brought it into beingIn the last months of his life as his health deteriorated Marshall feared for the future of the Constitution he had spent his life laboring to explain and defend Marshall s opinions were substantially the policies of Washington and his most trusted aide Alexander Hamilton slavery being the great exception But by 1835 Jackson was in power states rights were on the rise and Roger B Taney was in the wings From then until the Civil War an anti Marshall view of the nature of the US government and the meaning of its Constitution prevailed It was as if the arguments between the cousins Marshall and Jefferson had never gone awayToday we live in a vastly different era Both union and emancipation are taken for granted which they were not in Marshall s era not even by Marshall himself But the court Marshall once led continues to fascinate and repel depending on who wins and who loses before the bench To that extent as William Faulkner put it so well The past is never dead It s not even past We all live in John Marshall s shadowBook ReviewedRichard Brookhiser John Marshall The Man Who Made the Supreme CourtNew York Basic Books 2018PS If you liked my review please vote Yes on my com review page

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    Richard Brookhiser Æ 7 Summary Read ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Æ Richard Brookhiser Summary John Marshall The Man Who Made the Supreme Court In March 2018 I read Joel Richard Paul’s “Without Precedent Chief Justice John Marshall and His Time” The book wet my appetite to learn about John Marshall When I saw this newly released biography of Marshall by Richard Brookhiser I had to buy itJohn Marshall 1755 1835 was the fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court The f

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    John Marshall The Man Who Made the Supreme Court E–pub/Kindle Richard Brookhiser Æ 7 Summary Summary John Marshall The Man Who Made the Supreme Court John Marshal holds a very special place in American history Without his leadership on the Supreme Court in the early years of the republic establishing the Constitutional role of the Federal judiciary this might be a different country today if it would have survived at all I have read two other biographies of Marshall over the years John Marshall A Life in Law by Leonard Barker and John Marshall Defender of a Nation by

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    John Marshall The Man Who Made the Supreme Court E–pub/Kindle Fairly straightforward biography of the noted Chief Justice of the United States appointed by an outgoing John Adams and serving the longest to date in that position until the second Andrew Jackson administration Brookhiser is among the best American historians of the day I especially appreciate the manageable length of this volume recent biographies so often seem to suffer from literary elephantiasis Brookhiser's style is clear

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  • Hardcover
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  • John Marshall The Man Who Made the Supreme Court
  • Richard Brookhiser
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  • 10 April 2018
  • 9780465096220