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Dred Scott was a slave to his master in Missouri.
Get back to work
You are my servant now
When Scott's master died he was purchased by John Emerson.
Scott and Emerson traveled in the free states of Illinois and Wisconsin.
Scott thought that he should be free because his owner died in a free state.
When Emerson died Scott became property of Emerson's wife.
The circuit courts ruled that Scott was a free man but the Supreme Court changed the decision.
You are a Free man.
Judge Roger Taney ruled that any person of African descent is not a citizen of the U.S.
You are not free.
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