John marshall

Explore the life and impact of John Marshall, one of the most influential Supreme Court Justices in American history. Discover his landmark decisions and lasting contributions to the legal system.
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John Marshall was born on September 24, 1755, in Fauquier County, Virginia. As a young child, Marshall grew up on his father’s estate "Oak Hill" in Delaplane, Virginia. Marshall attended the Westmoreland County Academy with James Monroe and the two became lifelong friends. In 1776, Marshall enlisted in the Virginia Minute Men at the rank of lieutenant.

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