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Bell Ringer: The Historical Background of McCulloch v. Maryland

The Historical Background of McCulloch v. Maryland

Law professors Mark Killenbeck and Farah Peterson talked about the events preceding the 1819 Supreme Court case McCulloch v. Maryland. Specifically, they discussed the role that the Second Bank of the United States played in the court case.

Description

Law professors Mark Killenbeck and Farah Peterson talked about the events preceding the 1819 landmark Supreme Court case McCulloch v. Maryland. Specifically, they discussed the role that the Second Bank of the United States played in the court case.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Describe the historical and economic situation in the country preceding the McCulloch v. Maryland case.
  • What were the issues that McCulloch v. Maryland addressed? How were these issues representative of the country at the time?

Additional Resource

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Bonds
    • Charter
    • Commodities
    • Debt
    • Inflation
    • Louisiana Purchase
    • Panic Of 1819
    • Second Bank Of The United States
    • Sovereign
    • Supremacy
    • War Of 1812

    Topics

    Supreme Court CasesU.S. History

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity