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Keeonna Reynolds and Dillon Donahue

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Chapter 1

The highest court in the land.

Nine justices, including a chief justice. 

The supreme court is the last stop in the judicial system.

Its decisions are final and binding on lower federal courts and on state courts.


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Article IV says that states must give “full Faith and Credit” to the laws and decisions of other states.

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Chapter 2

The Constitution is much less specific about state powers.

States also have certain responsibilities to each other.


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The main demand was for the explicit protection of individual liberties and freedoms.

By 1791, 10 amendments protecting rights had been ratified, becoming the “supreme Law of the Land.” 

Chapter 3


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In the mid-1800’s, women are still second class citizens. 

They were denied many of the rights and privileges given to men.

They couldn’t vote and couldn’t control their own money or property.

Chapter 4


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Chapter 5

The North and the south, people had mixed views on slavery. 

They established a network of secret escape routes and safe houses for runaways that became known as the Underground Railroad. 


Henry Clay stepped forward with a plan  Click to edit Master text styles known as the ◦ Second level Compromise of ◦ Third level 1850.  Fourth level 

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Chapter 6

It admitted California into the Union as a free state, which please the North. 


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In 1856, the case of Scott styles v. Sandford reached the supreme court. 

The court issued the Dred Scott decision in 1857. It began reviewing the Declaration of Independence’s words that “all men are created equal”

Chapter 7


On April 12, 1861,  Click to edit Master text styles Southern forces ◦ Second level opened fire on Fort ◦ Third level Sumter.  Fourth level 

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Chapter 8

A federal fort on in Charleston harbor. The attack on Fort Sumter provoked fury in the North.


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With General Winfield Scott… 

He devised a strategy that came to be known as the Anaconda Plan. 

Chapter 9


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After Union forces failed to capture Richmond, the south tried to turn the tables on the North. 

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Chapter 10

The top Confederate general, Robert E. Lee.


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