The Dred Scott Decision is a blight on our nation’s historical record.
In school, they were studying Homer, tangents, tonal systems, Dred Scott, and finger whorls.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory
What could this man know of borders and states’ rights and the Constitution and Dred Scott?
Michael Shaara -- The Killer Angels
The Dred Scott case was framed by the Anti-Saloon League.
Ernest Hemingway -- The Sun Also Rises
A few days later, Chief Justice Roger B. Taney delivered the Supreme Court decision in the Dred Scott case.
Ann Petry -- Harriet Tubman
"9 Douglas and the Supreme Court (which a year before had handed down the Dred Scott decision) would soon have the American people "working in the traces that tend to make this one universal Lincoln was considered more conservative than Seward on the slavery question he was chosen for the party nomination in 1860.
Richard Hofstadter -- Abraham Lincoln and the Self-Made Myth
No more discussions, stormy or quiet, about the true meaning of the Fugitive Bill, the Settlement Fee, God’s Ways and Negro pews; antislavery, manumission, skin voting, Republicans, Dred Scott, book learning, Sojourner’s high-wheeled buggy, the Colored Ladies of Delaware, Ohio, and the other weighty issues that held them in chairs, scraping the floorboards or pacing them in agony or exhilaration.