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Dred Scott v. Sandford

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Dred Scott v. Sandford, 60 US 393 (1857), also known simply as the Dred Scott case, was a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court on US labor  ...

Dred Scott Case - Black History - HISTORY.com

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Our Documents - Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857)

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Citation: Judgment in the U.S. Supreme Court Case Dred Scott v. John F.A. Sanford, March 6, 1857; Case Files 1792-1995; Record Group 267; Records of the ...

Missouri Digital Heritage: Dred Scott Case, 1846-1857

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"Dred Scott, a man of color, respectfully states. he is claimed as a slave." (Petition to Sue for Freedom, 6 April 1846). Initially, Scott's case for freedom was routine ...

Dred Scott | HistoryNet

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Dred Scott Decision summary: Dred Scott was a slave who sought his freedom through the American legal system. The 1857 decision by the United States ...

The Dred Scott Decision [ushistory.org]

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From the 1780s, the question of whether slavery would be permitted in new territories had threatened the Union. Over the decades, many compromises had ...

The Dred Scott Case - Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (U.S. ...

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The Supreme Court decided the case in 1857, and hastened the start of the Civil War. When the first case began in 1847, Dred Scott was about 50 years old.

Dred Scott v. Sandford - Oyez

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Dred Scott decision | law case | Britannica.com

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Dred Scott decision, formally Dred Scott v. John F.A. Sandford, legal case in which the U.S. Supreme Court on March 6, 1857, ruled (7–2) that a slave (Dred ...

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Introduction. In 1846, Dred Scott and his wife Harriet filed suit for their freedom in the St. Louis Circuit Court. This suit began an eleven-year legal fight that ended ...

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Dred Scott case - PBS

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The case before the court was that of Dred Scott v. Sanford. Dred Scott, a slave who had lived in the free state of Illinois and the free territory of Wisconsin before  ...

Dred Scott decision - PBS

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Dred Scott first went to trial to sue for his freedom in 1847. Ten years later, after a decade of appeals and court reversals, his case was finally brought before the ...

Dred Scott v. Sandford: Primary Documents of American History ...

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The Supreme Court decision Dred Scott v. Sandford was issued on March 6, 1857. Delivered by Chief Justice Roger Taney, this opinion declared that slaves ...