Dartmouth College v. Woodward: Summary & Overview

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When was Dartmouth College founded?

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1. What is a charter?

2. What did the state of New Hampshire attempt to do in 1816?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the quiz and worksheet, you can quickly see what you know about the case Dartmouth College v. Woodward. The outcome of this case and the meaning of a charter are some topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these materials is to check your knowledge of:

  • When Dartmouth College was founded
  • Whom the Supreme Court sided with in this case
  • An important educational attempt by New Hampshire in 1816
  • Clause of the United States Constitution that the Supreme Court cited in its ruling

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Dartmouth College v. Woodward
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the meaning of a charter
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the outcome of this case and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can review more topics by using the lesson called Dartmouth College v. Woodward: Summary & Overview. Using this lesson, you can review more about:

  • Why Dartmouth v. Woodward was significant
  • The main issue at heart in this case
  • Dartmouth's history
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