The Great Supreme Court Cases Bundle

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This is the complete Supreme Court unit by Reading Through History. Included in this download are 184 pages worth of student activities dealing with the history, procedures, and major decisions made by the U.S. Supreme Court. The download is broken down into ten complete units and it also includes four section tests, along with answer keys for each activity. It is the go to resource for any U.S. history, civics, or government teacher in need of information or student activities dealing with the High Court.

Buying the complete workbook provides a savings of $36 over buying each of the units separately.

Table of Contents:
Unit 1: An Introduction to the Supreme Court: Page 1
A. The United States Supreme Court
B. Supreme Court Procedures
C. Supreme Court History

Unit 2: The Marshall Cases: Page 14
A. Marbury v. Madison
B. McCulloch v. Maryland
C. Cherokee Nation v. Georgia; Worcester v. Georgia
D. Barron v. Baltimore

Unit 3: Slavery, Segregation, and Integration: Page 31
A. Scott v. Sanford
B. Plessy v. Ferguson
C. Brown v. Board of Education
D. Loving v. Virginia

Final Assessment for Units 1, 2 and 3: Page 48

Unit 4: Free Speech: Page 54
A. Schenck v. United States; Brandenburg v. Ohio
B. Gitlow v. New York
C. United States v. O’Brien

Unit 5: Student Free Speech: Page 67
A. Tinker v. Des Moines
B. Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier
C. Bethel School District v. Fraser; Morse v. Frederick

Final Assessment for Units 5 and 6: Page 80

Unit 6: Separation of Church and State: Page 85
A. Abington School District v. Schempp
B. Lemon v. Kurtzman
C. Lynch v. Donnelly (1984); Co. of Alleghany v. ACLU (1989)

Unit 7: Religion in Schools: Page 98
A. Everson v. Board of Education (1947)
B. Engel v. Vitale (1962); Wallace v. Jaffree (1985)
C. Lee v. Weisman (1992); Santa Fe ISD v. Doe (2000)

Final Assessment for Units 6 and 7: Page 111

Unit 8: Freedom of the Press: Page 115
A. Near v. Minnesota (1931)
B. Sheppard v. Maxwell (1966)
C. New York Times v. United States (1971)
D. Miller v. California (1973)

Unit 9: Criminal Rights: Page 132
A. Mapp v. Ohio (1961)
B. Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)
C. Miranda v. Arizona (1966)

Unit 10: Other Notable Cases: Page 145
A. The Slaughterhouse Cases (1873)
B. Korematsu v. United States (1944)
C. Roe v. Wade (1973)
D. Texas v. Johnson (1989)

Unit 11: More Notable Cases: Page 163
A. Griswold v. Connecticut
B. Wisconsin v. Yoder
C. Buckley v. Valeo;
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission
D. United States v. Alfonso D. Lopez Jr.;
McDonald v. Chicago

Final Assessment for Units 8, 9 and 10: Page 185

As a part of the package, the following terms and/or concepts are introduced:

Judicial Review; Incorporation; Original/Appellate Jurisdiction; Eminent Domain; Separate But Equal (segregation/Integration); Majority Opinion, Dissenting Opinion, etc.; Implied Powers, Expressed Powers; Symbolic Speech; Jurisprudence; Certiorari; Censorship; Separation of Church and State; Precedent; Plaintiff/Defendant; Obscenity; Prior Restraint; Miranda Rights; Probable Cause;

The Due Process Clause; The Establishment Clause; the Supremacy Clause; Necessary and Proper Clause; Equal Protection Clause

The Lemon Test; The Imminent Lawless Action Test; Clear and Present Danger Test; the O'Brien Test; and the Miller Test; Bad Tendency Principle

The following Justices are referenced: John Jay; John Marshall, Earl Warren, Warren Burger, Thurgood Marshall, Oliver Wendell Holmes and many, many more.

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