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Samuel Chase

Samuel Chase

United States Founding Father
(1741 - 1811)

Samuel Chase (April 17, 1741 June 19, 1811), was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and earlier was a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland. Early in life, Chase was a "firebrand" states-righter and revolutionary. His political views changed over his lifetime and in the last decades of his career he became well-known as a staunch Federalist, and was impeached for allegedly letting his partisan leanings affect his court decisions. Chase was acquitted.


Religion: Episcopalian

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By our form of government, the Christian religion is the established religion; and all sects and denominations of Christians are placed upon the same equal footing, and are equally entitled to protection in their religious liberty."

-= Unknown =-

The jury has the right to determine both the law and the facts.

-= Unknown =-


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