James McCulloch, the bank's manager, refused to pay the tax. The state of Maryland sued McCulloch saying that Maryland had the power to tax any business in its state and that the Constitution did not give Congress the power to create a national bank. McCulloch was convicted and fined, but he appealed the decision.What did McCulloch argue in McCulloch v Maryland?
In McCulloch vs Maryland, the State of Maryland argued that McCulloch, a cashier at the bank, needed to pay his taxes. The final result was that Maryland didn't have the authority to tax the bank.What was the effect of the Supreme Court case McCulloch v. Maryland?
The primary effect of the Supreme Court case McCulloch v. Maryland was that the economic supremacy of the federal government was upheld, since it was deemed illegal for Maryland to impede the flow of currency over state borders.