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Dred Scott v. Sandford - Wikipedia


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 decision - Mar 06, 1857 - HISTORY.com


On this day in 1857, the United States Supreme Court issues a decision in the Dred Scott case, affirming the right of slave owners to take their slaves into the ...

Dred Scott decision - PBS


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 ...


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 ...

The Dred Scott Decision [ushistory.org]


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


... III of the Constitution. The Court also used the decision to strike down the Missouri Compromise. ... Dred Scott was a slave in Missouri. From 1833 to 1843,  ...

Dred Scott decision | law case | Britannica.com


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 ...

Scott v. Sandford | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute


The decision, therefore, that the judgment of the Circuit Court upon the plea in .... It is agreed that Dred Scott brought suit for his freedom in the Circuit Court of St.

The History Place - Abraham Lincoln: Dred Scott Decision


The Dred Scott Decision. Dred Scott was the name of an African-American slave. He was taken by his master, an officer in the U.S. Army, from the slave state of ...

Dred Scott | HistoryNet


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 ...

Landmark Court Cases: Dred Scott v. Sandford
Held that blacks, whether free or slaves, cannot be U.S. citizens. Consequently, they cannot sue in federal courts.
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