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Dred Scott decision: law or politics?

Stanley I. Kutler

Dred Scott decision: law or politics?

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scott, Dred, -- 1809-1858.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEdited with an introd. by Stanley I. Kutler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF4545.S5 K8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17757071M

      Dred Scott and the Politics of Slavery outlines the Dred Scott case and its political precursors, affects of the case, and the impact the case has had throughout history and politics. The author, Earl Maltz, is a distinguished professor . On March 6, , the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the Dred Scott case, which had a direct impact on the coming of the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln's presidency four years later. The case of Dred Scott v. Sanford was one of the most controversial decisions in the court’s history. At the time, the Supreme Court’s majority came.   By Jesse Sumpter Today is the anniversary of the infamous Supreme Court case, Dred Scott v. Sanford, which was decided on March 6, , ruling that a black man had no rights under the US Constitution. The majority ruling in this decision was overwhelming: Chief Justice Roger B. Taney who wrote the majority ruling [ ].


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