#27  The Republican Revolution of  1800  

Age of Jefferson   1800-1814 or "Era of Good Feelings"

1.  1st President to take oath in White House
2.  1st Democrat/Republican  President and a strict constructionalist of the constitution

3.  U. S. doubles its size  Louisiana Purchase
4.  Fought war to protect rights on high seas.
                    War of 1812

Jefferson did not make wholesale changes by removing all Federalists officials and replacing them with Demo/Republicans.

Famous Supreme Court Cases during Era of Good Feeling

1.  Marbury was a "midnight" judge appointed by Pres Adams.

2.  Madison was a Jefferson cabinet officer who refused to deliver the commission.

3.  Chief Justice John Marshall said Marbury was "entitled" to the commission but section 13 of the Juciciary Act of 1801 was unconstitutional.  So no commission.

Marbury v. Madison

Far reaching effects:
 Doctrine of Judicial Review:  right of a court to hear a case

    Precedent established:
    Now the Supreme Court can declare any act of Congress unconstitutional   (Checks and Balances)
                                            Watch video on the Supreme Court #4

    McCulloch v. Maryland

        1.  Maryland legislature passed a law
            taxing the Baltimore branch of the national bank
        2.  Mc Culloch was a national bank teller who was to collect a state tax from each transaction.

        3.  Chief Justice John Marshall ruled that a state cannot tax the federal government.
Strengthened government's right of Implied Powers found in the "necessary and proper clause" of constitution.

                                                                                                                        Watch 4 min McCulloch video

Gibbons v. Ogden

1.  New York state legislature passed a law giving a ferrying monopoly to Robert Livingston & Robert Fulton
        2.  Gibbons (from New Jersey) refused to obtain a license from New York

        3.  John Marshall ruled that only Congress has the right to regulate commerce (trade) between the states.
P 664 clause 3     The states decreased in power and the federal government increased in power!!!


John Marshall's legacy

1.  Supreme Court continued to hand down decisions favorable to the national government

        2.  Marshall's 34 years broadened the power of national government making it stronger and the states' power weaker.

What did we learn today?

What were some firsts with the Age of Jefferson ?

Name a Supreme Court case that established a precedent?

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Last Update: October 22, 2018

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