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Chisholm v Georgia (1793) was noteworthy for being the first Supreme Court case of importance, and involved a citizen of South Carolina suing the state of Georgia.

What was the important result of this case?

A

The passage of the Eleventh Amendment.

B

Chief Justice John Jay's resignation from the Supreme Court over his inability to sway the other justices to his point of view.

C

The ruling that no African-American, free or slave, was a citizen of the US.

D

The Bank of the United States was accepted as constitutional.

E

The removal of the Cherokee Tribes from the Southwest.

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