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1 The Jeffersonian By: Sam Worth, Mayaih Butler & Audrey Smith

2 Prompt The Jeffersonian-Federalist struggle over the judiciary—its causes, the main points of conflict, and the importance of the outcome for the future of the nation.

3 Jefferson In Power  Jefferson’s inaugural address was conciliatory toward his opponents.  He hoped to dismantle as much of the Federalist system as possible.  In the Judicial system he wanted to abolish the Federal influence.

4 Jefferson in Power  John Marshall headed the court when Jefferson was president, Marshal established the courts power to review laws of congress and the states.  Jefferson pardoned all those imprisoned under the Sedition Act  Sedition Act: An act for punishment of certain crimes against the U.S.A it was approved July 14 th, 1789

5 Jefferson in Power  Jefferson reduced the number of government employees and slashed the army and navy.  Jefferson abolished all taxis except tariff  Jefferson aimed to abolish the federal power and eliminate government oversight of the economy.

6 Judicial Review  John Marshall’s Supreme Courts established the Court’s power to review laws of Congress and of the states.  Judicial review: the Supreme Court’s right to determine whether an act of congress violates the constitution.

7 Judicial Review  Marbury V. Madison (1803) established the repeal of the courts power of judicial review relative to federal laws.  Adams had appointed many justices of the peace for D.C., then Madison Jefferson’s secretary of state refused to issue commissions for them.

8  Marbury one of the four judges, sued for their offices.  Marshall’s decision declared unconstitutional the section of the judiciary act of the 1789 and that allowed the courts to order executive officials to deliver judges commissions.

9 Judicial Review  Fletcher V. Peck (1810) court extended judicial review to state laws.  In 1794 four land companies had paid almost every member in the states legislature, 2 U.S> senators, and some federal Judges to secure their right to purchase land in present day Alabama at a large profit  Two years later many of the corrupt law- makers were defeated in the new legislature 2 repealed the land grand and subsequent sales.

10 The Effects  The Supreme Courts gained the power to review laws created by congress and the states.  The historical impact: We use judicial review in modern day in important day such as Row vs. wade and the supreme court choose what’s legal and what’s not.

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