Worcester v. Georgia: Summary & Explanation


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Worcester v. Georgia occurred in what year?

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1. In the case Worcester v. Georgia, the ruling stated that Native American groups were independent nations living in the United States that were only subjected to _____ rule.

2. What was the major issue at hand in the case of Worcester v. Georgia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of Worcester v. Georgia. Areas covered during the quiz will include when the case happened and the key issue involved.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The year that the case happened
  • Who represented Worcester in the case
  • Major issue of the case
  • Outcome of the case
  • Presidents' response to the ruling

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Worcester v. Georgia
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why the case occurred
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the result of the case and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To study more about the case, review the accompanying lesson, Worcester v. Georgia: Summary & Explanation. This lesson:

  • Details the background of Worcester v. Georgia
  • Explores who presided over the case
  • Explains the ruling of the case
  • Covers the reaction of the United States presidency