Supreme Court Cases
Charlotte Raiford & Jordan Lange
Marbury vs. Madison (1803) - established judicial review
McCullough vs. Maryland (1819) - States can not tax federal government
"The power to tax is the power to destroy"
Dartmouth vs. Woodward (1819) - Upholds sanctity of contracts (contracts are protected)
Gibbons vs. Ogden (1824) - Affirmed congressional power over interstate commerce
Dred Scott vs. Sanford (1857)- African Americans could not be citizens
Please vs. Ferguson (1896)- Legalized segregation in publicly owned facilities on basis of "separate but equal"