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In McCulloch v. Maryland, Chief Justice Marshall rules that Maryland does NOT have the power to tax the Bank of the United States.
Under Article I, of The U.S. Constitution, the Senate shall have sole power to try all Impeachments.
In Federalist 57, Madison worries that the masses of people will destroy the ability of Congress to help the general good of the nation, by constantly threatening Congress with a vote to remove them from office.
According to Edmund Burke, Speech to the Electors of Bristol, the interest of Parliament should focus on the good of the whole of a nations, as opposed to the prejudices of the local few.
In McCulloch v. Maryland, Chief Justice Marshall concludes that Congress does NOT have the power to create a national bank.
In his speech to Sojourners/Call to Renewal, President Obama argues that some of our most difficult problems, like poverty, require not only a change in policies, but a change in hearts and minds.
Barack Obama ("Speech at Sojourners...") thinks that liberals must come to grips with the reality that many Americans are religious and liberals must learn to relate to them.
John F. Kennedy ("Speech to the Greater Houston...") uses his speech to argue why a Roman Catholic should be considered for president in the same way as any other candidate.
George Washington, in his Farewell Address, believes that a moral population is necessary for good government and that morality can come from many sources other than religion.
In Marbury v. Madison, the Supreme Court struck down a law passed by Congress.
In Marbury, Marshall argues that in order to have limited government, laws that conflict with the Constitution must be struck down.
In Federalist 78, Hamilton argues it is up to all branches of government to interpret the Constitution as they see fit.
Members of the Supreme Court hold their positions as long as they demonstrate "good behavior," which generally means for life.
Hamilton, in Federalist 78, believed the judiciary was the most dangerous branch of government.
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