Legal Timelines in American History

Bring legal history to life with interactive, visual timelines and inquiry-based learning materials for middle and high school students.

A Project of:

The Timelines

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Federalism: A Legal Timeline of the Division of Power

Explore the evolving division of duties and powers between the federal and state governments throughout the eras of federalism.

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Safeguards of Justice: A Legal Timeline of the Rights of the Accused

Explore the origins and progression of Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Amendment rights.

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Suffrage: A Legal Timeline of Voting Rights

Explore the history of voting rights in the United States, from its early influences to constitutional amendments and landmark Supreme Court cases.

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