Lynsey Jennings 7th period
Worcester Vs. Georgia
The Worcester Vs. Georgia ruling was in 1832. supreme court ruled that the Cherokee nation was a "sovereign nation" and Georgia couldn't interfere with the Cherokee. John Marshall was the Chief Justice of the supreme court during this ruling. The court also stated that only the Federal government had authority over native Americans not the state government. Georgia ignored the court's ruling and Jackson violated his Presidential oath to keep the laws.