Dred Scott Case

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  • Created By: Connor Dubbels
  • Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Wisconsin
  • Dred Scott Case
  • Illinois
  • Feed the horses! Then maybe I will think about upgrading you to a SLICE of bread for dinner!
  • Wisconsin Territory 50 Miles
  • Okay.
  • War of 1812 (1812)
  • Underground Railroad was Established (1820)
  • Dred Scott Case (1846-1857)
  • NO, WHYYY!!!
  • I love you my dear... wife...
  • Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Dr. John Emerson 1803-1843
  • Dr. John Emerson took him and his slave Illinois and Wisconsin territory for tours of duty to help the south claim the two territories. Then came back to the lovely town of Saint Louis.
  • MSC
  • I don't believe you can actually sue, Scott
  • MSC
  • Well... doesn't my residence on Free Soil make me free?
  • No, actually it does not.
  • Soon after the two got home, Dr. John Emerson passed away.
  • However, soon there will be A court ruling prohibiting the ban of slavery!
  • In 1846, Dred Scott sued for his freedom against Dr. John Emerson's widowed wife. Until Rodger B. Taney came along and stated that African Americans were not US citizens according to the U.S. Constitution meaning Scott cannot sue.
  • Scott said things questioning his freedom. Which Taney flatly disagreed with.
  • Abraham Lincoln, a Senator from Illinois then warned that a future court ruling which will be later known as "the next Dred Scott Decision" would prohibit the states from banning slavery. Since the right to ban slavery was not a decision made by Congress.
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