A case in which the Court decided that the Second Bank of the United States
could not be taxed by the state of
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When called upon to pay the $15,000 annual tax, James
View this case and other resources at: Citation. 17 U.S. 316, 4 Wheat. 316, 4 L.
Ed. 579 (1819) Brief Fact Summary. The state of
Chief Justice John Marshall wrote the opinion for this landmark case defining the powers of a state over the federal government.
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