Dred scott sumary

Dred scott sumary

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  • Dred Scott was an African American slave owned by a military doctor named doctor Emerson and his wife Eliza
  • When Emerson was assigned to different states he would take Scott with him as his slave. In some of these states did not allow slavery.
  • Soon Emerson purchased Harriet Robinson who was able to marry and start a family with Scott.
  • I grant you slaves from the words of John Emerson, Husband and Wife 
  • Dr.Emerson soon died and his wife was left with all his slaves, Including Scott and his wife.
  • After Dr. Emerson died, Scott tried to arrange freedom for him and his wife by offering $300.
  • She declined the offer and Scott decided to take this matter to court.
  • After 10 years of fighting Dred Scott and his wife never got their freedom. His case was one of many that led to the Civil War.
  • Me and my wife want FREEDOM!!
  • We can not allow you or your wife to be Free.
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