Video History of John Marshall


John Marshall: In the Opinion Of The Court

Chief Justice John Marshall helped shape the future of our nation. From the humble beginnings on the Virginia frontier, Marshall served his country in the American Revolutionary War, became a prominent and respected politician, and served for 34 years as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. His wisdom, patriotism, and judicial expertise set an example of justice for the world to follow.” This biographical sketch of The Great Chief Justice John Marshall was produced by the Public Relations and Media Services of Henrico County, Virginia in 2010.


John Marshall and Thomas Jefferson

John Marshall and Thomas Jefferson were second cousins. Thomas Jefferson was sworn in as the third President of the United States  and given the oath of office by Chief Justice John Marshall. By this point the two were bitter enemies. In this except from PBS, historians explain their heated battles in and outside of court.


Marbury v. Madison

The historic decisions from the courtroom of America’s great Chief Justice, John Marshall.


United States v. Aaron Burr

Another historic decisions from the courtroom of America’s great Chief Justice, John Marshall.


The XYZ Affair

A musical rendition of a crucial period in Early American History – when the young nation worked to establish itself on the global stage.

 

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