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U.S. Supreme Court cases have greatly affected U.S. history. Let your students discover some of the most important cases. Each reading in the student text focuses on one case, giving historical background, outlining the decision, and explaining its significance.
A separate teacher’s guide contains lesson plans for each reading. The plans include focus activities, discussion questions with suggested answers, step-by-step instructions for interactive activities, and debriefing questions and suggestions.
The student text begins with a reading on how the Supreme Court works. The book continues with readings on important cases such as: Marbury v. Madison (1803) | McCulloch v. Maryland (1819) | Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857) | Brown v. Board of Education (1954) | Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) | Miranda v. Arizona (1966) | U.S. v. Nixon (1974) | Regents of UC v. Bakke (1978) | Texas v. Johnson (1989) | Bush v. Gore (2000)
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