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Leg/court cases

TermDefinition
The first ten amendments in the constitution.
Bill of rights
Constitution
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Pacific railroad act
Homestead act
Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
Munn vs. Illinois This Supreme Court Case gave the power of government to regulate private industries, like a factory.
Dawes Act
Interstate commerce act
Sherman antitrust act
Freedoms, Petitions, Assembly
Right to bear arms
Search and arrest
Rights in criminal cases
Right to a fair trial
Rights in civil cases
Bail, fines, punishment
States' rights
Abolition of slavery
Civil rights
Black suffrage
were a series of acts of Congress that promoted the construction of a "transcontinental railroad"
A document that embodies the fundamentals that the United States runs by.
This was were you could buy some land, and make it better. You can farm on it, and everything.
This was were the Chinese people weren’t allowed to migrate over to America.
This act was to get the Indians onto their own lands separated, and have them become substantial farmers.
United States federal law that was designed to regulate the railroad industry, particularly its monopolistic practices. The Act required that railroad rates be "reasonable and just," but did not empower the government to fix specific rates.
This law regulates competition among enterprises.
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Pendleton Act
Interstate Commerce Act
Pure Food and Drug Act
Clayton Antitrust Act
Open Door Policy
Roosevelt Corollary
The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.
The Senate of the United States made up of two Senators from each State, elected by the people , for six years; and each Senator will have one vote. The electors in each State will have requisite for electors from the branch of the State legislatures.
Prohibiting alcohol
The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
United States federal law enacted in 1883 that mandated that positions within the federal government should be awarded on the basis of merit instead of political affiliation.
The Act required that railroad rates be "reasonable and just," but did not empower the government to fix specific rates.
For preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, and for other purposes.
United States antitrust law with the goal of adding further substance to the U.S. antitrust law regime.
An act that would allow for a system of trade in China open to all countries equally.
justified American intervention throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Executive Order 9066
Federal Reserve act of 1913
Selective service act
Social security act
Agricultural adjustment act
Plesiosaur v. Ferguson
Schenectady v. United States
Scopes trail
Sacco and Vanzetti trials
The new deal (TVA, WPA, CCC)
Cash and carry
Lend-lease
The document ordered the removal of resident enemy aliens from parts of the West vaguely identified as military areas
The law created the Federal Reserve System, the central banking system of the United States.
authorized the United States federal government to raise a national army for service in World War I through conscription.
establishing a basic right to a pension in old age, as well as insurance against unemployment.
United States federal law of the New Deal era designed to boost agricultural prices by reducing surpluses. The Government bought livestock for slaughter and paid farmers subsidies not to plant on part of their land.
U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation under the “separate but equal” doctrine.
The Tennessee Supreme Court later upheld the constitutionality of the statute but overturned Scopes' conviction on a technicality.
were arrested for murder and robbery. ... They were found guilty even though another man, Celestino Maderios confessed to the murders. Sacco and Vanzetti received the death penalty and were executed by electric chair.
The new agency was asked to tackle important problems facing the valley, such as flooding, providing electricity to homes and businesses, and replanting forests.
special session of the United States Congress on September 21, 1939, subsequent to the outbreak of war in Europe. It replaced the Neutrality Acts of 1936. ... However, the sale of war materials was not allowed.
principal means for providing U.S. military aid to foreign nations during World War II.
Created by: myla.childers