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Dred Scott v. Sandford - Wikipedia

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

Dred Scott Case - Black History - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Dred Scott Case, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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 | law case | Britannica.com

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Mar 25, 2014 ... 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dred Scott v. Sandford | Oyez

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A case in which the Court decided that slaves who were descendants of American slaves were not citizens of the United States under Article III of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...