Supreme Court

  • John Jay

    John Jay
    Became first Chief Justice of Supreme Court.
  • Estblishment of Supreme Court

    Estblishment of Supreme Court
    First Supreme Court called to session.
  • Marbury vs. Madison

    Marbury vs. Madison
    Formed Basis for the excersise of judicial review. Marbury lost case.
  • John Marshall

    John Marshall
    Chief Justice in 1805, to his death in 1835
  • Fletcher vs. Peck

    Fletcher vs. Peck
    First case ruled unconstitutional. Georgia tried to sell Native American Land.
  • Dartmouth College v. Woodward

    Dartmouth College v. Woodward
    Contract clauses in United States Constitution. New Hampshire tried to force Dartsmouth to become a Public School.
  • McCollough v. Maryland

    McCollough v. Maryland
    The state of Mayland attempted to tax all bill snot made in Maryland. This went against the Constitution.
  • Gibbons v. Ogden

    Gibbons v. Ogden
    Granted Congress the power to regulate interstate commmerce. Ogden didn't want Gibbons operating on his water and it got into regulating commerce.
  • Worcester vs. Georgia

    Worcester vs. Georgia
    Worcester believed that the state of Georgia had no right to make laes that effected the Cherokee Nation. The Supreme COurt ruled in favor of Worcester in this case. However Andrew Jackson, the President at the time, went against this ruling and forced the migration of the natives. This was called the Trail of Tears.
  • Scott vs, Sandford

    Scott vs, Sandford
    Scott was a slave that escaped from his owner i the South and went to the North for two years and went back to the South, where he was arrested, He claimed he had been in the North for two years and had earned his freedom. He went to court where he lost and the North was very upset with this ruling.