Can you name this landmark Supreme Court cases and year by it’s summary?

The Court upheld a Pennsylvania flag-salute law, because “religious liberty must give way to political authority.”

All this month on our Facebook page we have been quizzing your knowledge of landmark Supreme Court cases, and I’ve been impressed with all the people that have know the answers, and years!  However, if you or your students need to brush on your knowledge of landmark Supreme Court cases (I know I do)  – I have a couple of great resources to share with you.

(1) Our Landmark Supreme Court Cases Summary Resource:

This is one of my personal favorite features of our website: Read summaries of the majority ruling in landmark Supreme Court cases that have had an impact on our rights as citizens. Cases are organized by topics: Freedom of Assembly and Association, Citizen Juries, Criminal Procedure, Federalism, Incorporation, Personal Liberty, Freedom of Petition, Freedom of the Press, Private Property, Free Exercise of Religion, and Freedom of Speech.

(2) Our Curriculum, Supreme Court DBQs: Exploring the Cases that Changed History:

This awesome resources features in-depth studies of landmark Supreme Court cases and the enduring constitutional issues they raised. Provided are document-based questions and essays that challenge students to understand the historical context, analyze the majority and dissenting opinions, and recognize the relevance of these issues in their lives. Explore Marbury v. Madison (1803), Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), Gideon v. Wainwright (1963), Schenck v. U.S. (1919), and 16 more cases!

**Answer to the “landmark Supreme Court case” pop quiz to appear in our post tomorrow**

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