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John Marshall

The Power to Destroy

“The power to tax is the power to destroy,” wrote John Marshall, 4th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, who was born SEPTEMBER 24, 1755. No one had a greater impact on Constitutional Law than John Marshall. Sworn in February 4, 1801, Marshall served 34 years and helped write over 1,000 decisions, including supporting the Cherokee Indian nation to stay in Georgia. During the Revolution, John Marshall fought under Washington and endured the freezing winter at Valley Forge.

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