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Question 1

The power of judicial review to determine the constitutionality of a congressional act remained dubious after John Marshall's Supreme Court decision in Marbury v. Madison.
  Indicate whether this statement is true or false.

Question 2

The United States of the early 1800s was also a place where personal disagreements and grudges
  A) were resolved by civil lawsuits.
  B) were resolved by various forms of personal violence including duels.
  C) were not influenced by the level of alcohol consumption in the country.
  D) usually did not deteriorate into personal violence when leading citizens of a city or town were involved.

Question 3

In Marbury v. Madison, Chief Justice John Marshall
  A) asserted the Supreme Court had the authority to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional, confirming the power of judicial review.
  B) overturned the repealing of the Judiciary Act of 1801 by Jefferson's Democratic-Republicans in Congress.
  C) forced President Jefferson to deliver the commission of Federalist judicial appointee William Marbury, making him a justice of the peace.
  D) narrowed the authority of the federal courts, ensuring that the authority of the federal judiciary would be challenged by Jefferson and the Republican Congress.

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Answer 1

Answer: FALSE

Answer 2

Answer: B

Answer 3

Answer: A

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