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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 ... Although Taney hoped that his ruling would finally settle the slavery question, the decision ... The S...

Dred Scott v. Sandford - PBS

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Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857) In Dred Scott v. Sandford (argued 1856 -- decided 1857), the Supreme Court ruled that Americans of African descent, whether free ...

Our Documents - Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857)

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Citation: Judgment in the U.S. Supreme Court Case Dred Scott v. ... In this ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court stated that slaves were not citizens of the United States ...

Dred Scott v. Sandford | Oyez

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A case in which the Court decided that slaves who were descendants of ... Dred Scott v. Sandford ... John F. A. Sanford ... Dred Scott was a slave in Missouri. ... ( Note: While the Supreme Court's official recording of the case name spells the ...

Supreme Court rules in Dred Scott case - Mar 06, 1857 - HISTORY ...

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The U.S. Supreme Court hands down its decision on Sanford v. Dred Scott, a case that intensified national divisions over the issue of slavery. ... The Southern majority responded by ruling on March 6, 1857, that the Missouri Compromise was ...

Dred Scott Case - Black History - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Dred Scott Case, including videos, ... the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in the case of Dred Scott v. Sanford. ... He ruled that blacks, slave or free, could not be citizens (Curtis showed this to be counter ...

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 ...

The Dred Scott Decision [ushistory.org]

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This question was raised in 1857 before the Supreme Court in case of Dred Scott vs. Sandford. Dred Scott was a slave of an army surgeon, John Emerson. Scott ...

Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857) - Infoplease

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Intended to be the definitive ruling that would settle the controversy ... As for Dred Scott, two months after the Supreme Court's decision, Emerson's widow sold ...

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 ...