Required Cases for AP U.S. Government & Politics

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In response to the AP U.S. Government & Politics course and exam redesign in 2018, Street Law has prepared summaries of the required Supreme Court cases. This resource combines all of the case summaries into a convenient single document.
  1. Marbury v. Madison (1803)
  2. McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
  3. Schenck v. United States (1919)
  4. Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
  5. Baker v. Carr (1962)
  6. Engel v. Vitale (1962)
  7. Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)
  8. Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)
  9. New York Times Co. v. United States (1971)
  10. Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972)
  11. Shaw v. Reno (1993)
  12. United States v. Lopez (1995)
  13. Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010)
  14. McDonald v. Chicago (2010)

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This resource was developed with support from the Supreme Court Historical Society.

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