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10 Top Trials


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10 Top Trials

  1. 1. 10 Top Trials/Court Cases 17 th Century – 20 th Century
  2. 2. (Way) Back in the day… <ul><li>1637 – Anne Hutchinson </li></ul><ul><li>1692 – Salem Witch Trials </li></ul> Not Fun
  3. 3. Why could I not find any for the 18 th Century?! <ul><li>The Colonists probably tried to bring up some grievances w/ the British in their own court system before the heated years of the Revolutionary War </li></ul>
  4. 4. Early 1800’s <ul><li>1803 -- Marbury v. Madison </li></ul><ul><li>1824 – Gibbons v. Ogden </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Federal over state </li></ul></ul></ul> =is...
  5. 5. Savages! (you know I’m kidding) <ul><li>1832 – Worcester v. Georgia </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Only the US, not the individual, not the state, can steal Indian land / decide their fate. </li></ul></ul></ul>US: 15 Indians: 0 ...
  6. 6. 18-right here-00’s <ul><li>1857 – Dred Scott Case </li></ul>Whites: 8 Blacks: 0
  7. 7. Halfway there! <ul><li>1896 – Plessy v. Ferguson </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Williams v. Mississippi facilitate Jim Crow laws </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Later reversed in Brown v. Board of Education </li></ul></ul></ul>Whites: 20 Blacks: still 0
  8. 8. During WWI <ul><li>1919 - Schenck v. United States </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>So speech isn’t really free </li></ul></ul></ul>Speech! I no like da war….
  9. 9. Roaring ’20s <ul><li>1925 – Scopes Trial </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Who needs religion when we have rag-time and flappers anyways? And don’t forget the monkeys. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. (Not so) Back in the day <ul><li>1951 – Rosenberg Case </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Much like Sacco and Vanzetti </li></ul></ul></ul> /.../ Yup, That’s 10, remember them. -this message was brought to you by Kim Kneeland Afraid of “Commi”s eh?