Results for: Chisholm-v-georgia

Who won the case of Worcester v Georgia?

Worcester (the missionaries) won by a vote of 6-1. The US Supreme Court decided the states (in this case, Georgia) had no right to redraw the boundaries of Native American t (MORE)

Who won the Cherokee Nation v Georgia case?

No one won the case Cherokee Nation v Georgia, (1831). The US Supreme Court determined it didn't have authority to hear the case under original (trial) jurisdiction because th (MORE)

What was John Jay's decision in the case Chisholm v. Georgia?

Chisholm v. Georgia, 2 US 419 (1793) The first Chief Justice, John Jay, presided over the Court during Chisholm v. Georgia, (1793), the case that prompted Congress and the st (MORE)

How did the case of Worcester v. Georgia start?

The case of Worcester started because Worcester and other missionaries who were teaching Native Americans to read and write were living on Cherokee land without purchasing a G (MORE)

Who is Shirley Chisholm?

Shirley Chisholm was the first African-American woman to serve in congress. She represented New York in the House of Representatives. She was also the first black woman to run (MORE)

Who was Shirley Chisholm?

Shirley Chisholm was the first African American Congresswoman; there had been black senators and representatives in congress, but until she was elected in 1968, they had all b (MORE)

What is the dissenting opinion in Gregg v Georgia?

There are several dissenting opinions contained in this decision, depending on the issue involved. On the issue of Death being cruel and unusual punishment: MR. JUSTICE BRE (MORE)

What did Henry Furman do in Georgia v Furman?

  Henry Furman was burglarizing the home of William Micke, when Micke awoke and caught him in the act. Furman first claimed he blindly fired his gun while trying to escape (MORE)

What was the American response to Worcestor v Georgia?

Worcester v. Georgia, 31 US 515 (1832) Response to the plight of the missionaries and the Cherokee was muted outside Georgia. Although newspapers across the nation followed (MORE)