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Question 1: Judges appointed pursuant to the ________ on or after February 20, 1801, and thereafter removed from office with the repeal of that Act on July 1, 1802.
James MadisonMarbury v. MadisonMidnight Judges ActAlien and Sedition Acts

Question 2: In 1801, Congress created the United States Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, a "circuit court" for the ________.
AtlantaPhoenix, ArizonaWashington, D.C.Boston

Question 3: Three circuit court judges, Samuel M. Blatchford, David Josiah Brewer, and William Burnham Woods, were later appointed to the ________.
United States ConstitutionSupreme Court of the United StatesUnited States courts of appealsUnited States Congress

Question 4: 826, also known as the Evarts Act) transferred their appellate jurisdiction to the newly created United States circuit courts of appeals, which are now known as the ________.
OhioPolitical divisions of the United StatesU.S. stateUnited States courts of appeals

Question 5: They had trial court jurisdiction over civil suits of ________ and major federal crimes.
Removal jurisdictionFederal-question jurisdictionDiversity jurisdictionErie doctrine

Question 6: They also had appellate jurisdiction over the ________.
United States CongressUnited States ConstitutionUnited States district courtUnited States federal courts


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