The Dred Scott Case

Author: Roger Brooke Taney
Publisher: Books for Libraries Press
Keywords: case, scott, dred
Number of Pages: 148
Published: 1857
ISBN-10: 0836991982
ISBN-13: 9780836991987

Book Description:

This work is a compilation of three separate essays pertaining to the landmark Supreme Court slavery decision. Horace Grey provides an outline of the case and the arguments in the case. Chief Justice Taney's work views Negroesas lacking citizenship in any state and calls the outlawing of slavery by the Missouri Compromise as unconstitutional. Israel Washburne views the Scott decision as making slavery legal in every state and overthrowing the constitution.


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