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Topic: Development of the Supreme Court 

United States History

 Standard 8.  Understands the institutions and practices of government created during the Revolution and how these elements were revised between 1787 and 1815 to create the foundation of the American political system based on the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 3.Understands the establishment of power and significant events in the development of the U.S. Supreme Court (e.g., the role of Chief Justice Marshall in the growth of the court, Article III of the Constitution, Judiciary Act of 1789, Marbury v. Madison )
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the establishment of power in the development of the U.S. Supreme Court
     2.Knows about the significant events in the development of the U.S. Supreme Court
     3.Understands the role of Chief Justice Marshall in the growth of the U.S. Supreme Court
     4.Understands the role of Article III of the Constitution in development of the U.S. Supreme Court
     5.Understands the role of the Judiciary Act of 1789 for the development of the U.S. Supreme Court
     6.Understands the role of Marbury v. Madison in the development of the U.S. Supreme Court
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Understands the significance of Chief Justice Marshall’s decisions on the development of the Supreme Court (e.g., Marbury v. Madison [1803]; Dartmouth College v. Woodward [1819]; Gibbons v. Ogden [1824]; McCulloch v. Maryland)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the significance of Chief Justice Marshall’s decisions in Marbury v. Madison (1803) on the development of the Supreme Court
     2.Understands the significance of Chief Justice Marshall’s decisions in Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819) on the development of the Supreme Court
     3.Understands the significance of Chief Justice Marshall’s decisions in Gibbons v. Ogden (1824) on the development of the Supreme Court
     4.Understands the significance of Chief Justice Marshall’s decisions in McColloch v. Maryland on the development of the Supreme Court
   Benchmark 5.Understands how the stature and significance of the federal judiciary changed during the 1790s and early 19th century, and the influence of the Supreme Court today
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how the stature of the federal judiciary changed during the 1790’s and early 19th century
     2.Understands how the significance of the federal judiciary changed during the 1790’s and early 19th century
     3.Understands the influence of the Supreme Court today