Being John Marshall
Author: Annenberg Classroom
John Marshall served as chief justice of the United States for 34 years, the longest tenure of any chief justice. In the landmark case Marbury v. Madison, Marshall established the principle of judicial review, elevating the Court as an equal power with the two other branches of government. In this game, students step into the role of Marshall and try to persuade the other justices to vote with him in Marbury v. Madison.
- Students will learn about John Marshall.
- Students will learn about the Landmark Case of Marbury v. Madison.
- Students will learn about the Supreme Court of the United States.
- Students will learn about judicial review.
- Students will learn about using legal authorities to build a legal argument.
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