Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. v. Sawyer Primary Source Jigsaw

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“In this activity, students study five primary sources related to the 1952 U.S. Supreme Court case, Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. v. Sawyer. The landmark decision articulated limits to presidential power and outlined standards for analyzing presidential executive orders that are still in use by courts today.” Lesson:

tags: separation of powers, checks and balances


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