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In 1854 Congress gave the settlers of the Kansas and Nebraska territories the ability to choose to permit slavery or not - called the Kansas and Nebraska act
This announcement caused "Bleeding Kansas" when 5,000 pro-slavery men rushed into Kansas and began to fight with the people living there. 200 people were killed in 3 months
Dred Scott was a slave who had lived in a free state for many years. He was going to be taken back to slavery so he sued the Supreme court and lost. He was told there were "no rights for black men."
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