Gibbons vs. Ogden

Gibbons vs. Ogden

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  • Congress is my largest asset in winning this court marshal. Appealing to their decision for Court of Errors , I'm sure I can win this court marshal. I am the plaintiff in the court. 
  • My job is to keep Gibbons away from Congress so as not to let him feed sweet lies into their ears. I need to be as cunning and crafty has he is in oder to win Congress over. I am the defendant in the court.
  • Gibbons: "We can't both oversee New York trade Ogden!
  • Ogden: "Your Honor, I deserve to have this license as much as Gibbons."
  • Gibbons has a much better hold on the Congressmen than Ogden...
  • Hello! I am Gibbons. I want to start a system where ships travel the New York water paths and regulates trading, but I have to win the contest over Ogden. Both me and Ogden need licenses from Congress in order to start this system. Who will receive the license first?
  • Who get's the license?!
  • I deserve that license!!
  • Law states congress can't be above state law
  • Good day sir! I am Ogden. I aspire to establish an operation of monitoring the trade in New York. I must appeal to the New York Court of Chancery as Gibbons did, but with greater allure.
  • Gibbon's gets the license for the steamboats
  • Gibbons appealed the New York Court of Chancery decision to the New York Court of Errors. The Court of Errors affirmed and Gibbons appealed to the United States Supreme Court.
  • other person sad because of the judgment 
  • judge explaining why ogden can't have the license
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