Gibbons v. Ogden: Summary, Decision & Impact


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What was the fundamental dispute between Gibbons and Ogden?

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1. What clause of the Constitution was being considered in Gibbons v. Ogden?

2. What is interstate commerce?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and interactive worksheet combo will display your knowledge of the 1824 case Gibbons v. Ogden.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on the following:

  • The fundamental dispute in the case
  • Clause of the Constitution considered in the case
  • Definition of interstate commerce
  • The Court's ruling in Gibbons v. Ogden

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Gibbons v. Ogden
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the decision in the case
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding the influence of the case and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the impact of this case, review the accompanying lesson titled Gibbons v. Ogden: Summary, Decision & Impact. The lesson meets the following objectives:

  • Details the creation of steamboats by Robert Fulton and Robert Livingston
  • Explains the disagreement between Gibbons and Ogden
  • Covers injunctions
  • Explores Chief Justice John Marshall's decision on the case