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Ch 4: Supreme Court Cases 1910-1919

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If you're struggling with Supreme Court cases between 1910 and 1919, this informative and easy-to-follow chapter can help. Take your time working through these lessons and quizzes as you finish a tough assignment or prepare for an important upcoming exam.

Supreme Court Cases 1910-1919 - Chapter Summary

Our instructors outline the notable Supreme Court cases that took place between 1910 and 1919 in this helpful chapter. Lesson topics include Bailey v. Alabama and the 13th Amendment, plus the ruling in Weems v. United States. Take as much time as you need and review these lessons as many times as needed in order to feel comfortable with these topics. To test your understanding, take the quizzes provided with the lessons to ensure you're ready for an exam or to move on. If you have any questions along the way, reach out to one of our instructors for assistance. This chapter is designed to help you:

  • Outline the case of Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States
  • Detail the Supreme Court insular cases
  • Describe Guinn v. United states and the grandfather clause
  • Explain the findings in Hadacheck v. Sebastian and Bi-Metallic Investment Co. v. State Board of Equalization
  • Discuss the significance of Bunting v. Oregon
  • Identify the decision made in Buchanan v. Warley
  • Explain the findings in Hammer v. Dagenhart
  • Summarize Debs v. United States

11 Lessons in Chapter 4: Supreme Court Cases 1910-1919
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Bailey v. Alabama & the 13th Amendment

1. Bailey v. Alabama & the 13th Amendment

In this lesson we will learn about the United States Supreme Court case ''Bailey v. Alabama'', including the background to the case, the Court's findings, and the role of the Thirteenth Amendment.

Weems v. United States: Summary & Ruling

2. Weems v. United States: Summary & Ruling

In this lesson, you will learn about the US Supreme Court Case of Weems v. United States, decided in 1910, its facts, the issues presented before the Court and the decision in the case based on the Eighth Amendment.

Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States

3. Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States

In this lesson, you will learn the background to the 1910 Supreme Court case ''Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States''. We will also learn the facts of the case, the Court's holding and analysis, and the outcome of the case.

What Were the Insular Cases in the Supreme Court?

4. What Were the Insular Cases in the Supreme Court?

The insular cases are Supreme Court cases which dealt with the legal status of territories acquired by the United States after the Spanish-American War. In this lesson, we will examine the insular cases, their outcome, and current implications.

Guinn v. United States & the Grandfather Clause

5. Guinn v. United States & the Grandfather Clause

Many minority voters were discriminated against by racially driven literacy tests, poll taxes and other methods. In this lesson, we will learn how the Supreme Court dealt with such discrimination in ''Guinn v. United States''.

Hadacheck v. Sebastian: Case Brief

6. Hadacheck v. Sebastian: Case Brief

The U.S. Constitution gives states the ability to promote the welfare and safety of its citizens. In this lesson, we will see how the Supreme Court ruled in ''Hadacheck v. Sebastian'' on the limits of those state powers.

Bi-Metallic Investment Co. v. State Board of Equalization

7. Bi-Metallic Investment Co. v. State Board of Equalization

In this lesson, we will explore how government agencies make rules that have the same force as a law often without providing the same constitutional protections for those affected.

Bunting v. Oregon: Summary & Significance

8. Bunting v. Oregon: Summary & Significance

States have the right to regulate working conditions, and private citizens have the right to enter into a contract. In this lesson, we'll learn how the Supreme Court ruled when those rights collided.

Buchanan v. Warley (1917): Case Brief & Decision

9. Buchanan v. Warley (1917): Case Brief & Decision

The Supreme Court's 1917 decision in Buchanan v. Warley involved a racial segregation ordinance. In this lesson you will be introduced to the facts of the case, as well as the Supreme Court's holding and analysis.

Hammer v. Dagenhart (1918): Case Brief & Significance

10. Hammer v. Dagenhart (1918): Case Brief & Significance

The Commerce Clause allows the federal government to regulate interstate commerce. In this lesson, you'll learn about ''Hammer v. Dagenhart'' and find out how the Supreme Court ruled in this case involving interstate commerce and child labor.

Debs v. United States (1919): Summary & Impact

11. Debs v. United States (1919): Summary & Impact

In this lesson, we will learn about the background and history behind the Supreme Court case Debs v. United States (1919). We will also learn the main points of the case and its impact.

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