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Dred Scott Decision


The Dred Scott Decision is a blight on our nation’s historical record.
  an historically important U.S. Supreme Court case that decided Congress had no power to prohibit slavery in the territories; resulted in declaring the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional; rendered irrelevant by the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution (1857)
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Dred Scott Dred Scott Decision Dred Scott Case Dred Scott v. Sanford
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  • 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

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  • 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
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Dred Scott Decision [8] , Roe v. Wade [7] , Brown v. Board of Education [8] , Lemon v. Kurtzman [9] , Loving v. Virginia [9] , New York Times Co. v. Sullivan [9] , Plessy v. Ferguson [9]
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