Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Marbury v. Madison

Marbury v. Madison Jeopardy

People
*(100)President who attempted to preserve his philosophical legacy through a number of political appointments.
*(200)President John Adams' Secretary of State
*(300)Thomas Jefferson's Secretary of State
*(400)The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court who wrote the decision in Marbury v. Madison
*(500)The presidential election of 1800 was between ________ and ________.

Terms, etc.
*(100)The year Marbury v. Madison was decided
*(200)To strike down an act of Congress
*(300)The Supreme Law of the Land
*(400)A court order compelling a public official to take action or prohibiting a public official from taking an action
*(500)These officials tend to have less political power, as other elected officials are less inclined to cooperate with them


Law
*(100)The power to review laws and determine their Constitutionality
*(200)Article of the Constitution which describes and defines the role and responsibilities of the Judicial Branch
*(300)What did William Marbury want the Supreme Court to do?
*(400)Did the Supreme Court issue the ruling Marbury had hope for? Explain.
*(500)What three questions did the Court ask itself when deciding how to proceed in this case?

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