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McCulloch v. Maryland
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McCulloch v. Maryland


John Marshall wrote the majority opinion in McCulloch v. Maryland.
  U.S. Supreme Court case that strengthened the federal government by finding that the Constitution grants implied powers to Congress and that state action may not impede constitutional exercises of power by the Federal government
(1819)
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Specifically, the court ruled that the interstate commerce clause and other clauses permitted Congress to create a national bank, even though the power to create a bank is not explicitly mentioned in the Constitution.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   McCulloch v. Maryland , Roe v. Wade [7] , Brown v. Board of Education [8] , Dred Scott Decision [8] , Lemon v. Kurtzman [9] , Loving v. Virginia [9] , New York Times Co. v. Sullivan [9] , Plessy v. Ferguson [9]
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