Viewers examine the court case McCulloch vs. Maryland. They investigate the power of the federal government to tax and create a national banking system in the United States, and find that the case would reshape the roles of both the federal and state governments in America.
- Have students write down five questions they would like answered and see if the video answers them
- Include a lesson where the classroom becomes a Supreme Court with three groups (McCulloch; Maryland; Supreme Court) are represented
- Ensure individuals have Internet access if assigning the video as homework
- The ninth video of a 10-part series
- Audio and visual learners benefit from the way the video describes the court case
- Quick synopsis of the vital court case and the Marshall Court