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Supreme Court Cases,1st 5 Presidents,Constitution Principles 11/18

TermDefinition
Marbury vs. Madison 1803 Said that the Supreme Court had the right to review all laws made by Congress, established the idea of Judicial Review.
Worcester vs. Gorgia Cherokee Nation sued Georgia to keep their lands and won, but was removed by President Andrew Jackson anyway.
McCulloch vs. Maryland 1819 Stated that a state could not tax a national bank, increased the power of the national government.
Gibbons vs. Ogden 1824 Stated that the Federal Government had the power to regulate trade between the states.
Dred Scott vs. Sanford 1857 Stated that African Americans were not citizens of the United States, slaves are considered property, declared the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional.
Popular Sovereignty The people hold all political power in this country; that government was created,and can be changed by the people. We exercise this through voting.
Republicanism Government in which the desires of people are represented in government by elected representatives.
Federalism Power of the government is shared between the states; and national government.
Separation of Powers Split the powers of government into three branches; Executive, Legislative, and Judicial. Government power is divided between these three branches.
Checks and Balances Each branch makes sure the others are working the way they should.
Limited Government Placed strict limits on government to protect the people.
Individual Rights Rights that all citizens have that the government can not take away (Bill of Rights).
1st President George Washington 1789,1797
2nd President John Adams 1797,1801
3rd President Thomas Jefferson 1801,1809
4th President James Madison 1809,1817
5th President James Monroe 1817,1825
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