Practice analyzing sourcing and using a document as evidence. Use the passage below as evidence to support an evaluation of the causes and effects of policy debates in the early republic from 1800-1824. (That’s basically a prompt.) Include both usage (summary) and sourcing analysis (HIPP).
Source: Chief Justice John Marshall, Marbury v. Madison, 1803
"…If this court is not authorized to issue a writ of mandamus…It must be because the law is constitutional and therefore absolutely incapable of conferring the authority…Certainly, all those who have framed written constitution contemplate them as forming the fundamental and paramount law…and consequently…an act of the legislature repugnant to the constitution is void…”