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McCulloch v. Maryland
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McCulloch v. Maryland
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Plaintiff, John James (Plaintiff), brings suit on behalf of himself and the state of Maryland against Defendant, cashier for the Bank of the United States. Plaintiff claimed Defendant had failed to pay a state tax assessed against the Bank. Defendant argued that the Bank, as an institution incorporated under the laws of the United States, was not obligated to pay a tax levied upon it by a state and called into question the validity of such a tax.
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