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Served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court for over 30 years; he upheld federal authority and strengthened federal courts; established judicial review
To stay out of (foreign) affairs
Supported a loose interpretation of the Constitution
The rights and powers held by individual US states rather than by the federal government.
A state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch.
(1803) Doubled size of United States, access to Mississippi River (New Orleans- port city), increase in trade and communication
Review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a legislative act (Marbury vs. Madison. 1803)
The agreement to count three-fifths of a state's slaves as population for purposes of representation and taxation
An ideology of being a citizen in a state as a republic under which the people hold popular sovereignty.
Sense of a nation as a cohesive whole, as represented by distinctive traditions, culture, and language.
political system in which power is shared between a national centralized government and a collection of smaller state governments.
a formal complaint
Included to give people individual freedoms, and they addressed colonial grievances listed in the Declaration of Independence
Famous British lawyer who influenced American judicial system; influenced Madison and Jefferson
The authority of a state and its government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives (Rule by the People)
(1803) Established judicial review; Supreme Court decides if a law is constitutional or unconstitutional; this law created a lasting balance among the three branches of government
The right, guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, to express beliefs and ideas without unwarranted government restriction.
Republican- strict interpretation of the Constitution
Modify formally, as a legal document or legislative bill
Apply pressure to (something) to flatten, shape, or smooth it, typically by ironing. Publishing newspapers, magazines, and other printed materials.