Dred Scott Story Board

Dred Scott Story Board

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  • Dred Scott was an African American slave.  He fought to keep his freedom. 
  • Dred Scott first master was Peter Blow, then was later changed to Dr. Emerson Scott.
  • Dr. Ermerson was a genial slaveowner. He even allowed Dred Scott and Harriet Robinson to become married.
  • You being sued Dred!!
  • After Dr. Emerson died, the Blows apparently helped Scott sue Emerson's widow for his freedom. 
  • Dred Scott and his wife Harriet Robinson took his case to court because, had been taken to Illinois, a free state, and then Wisconsin territory, where the Missouri Compromise of 1820 prohibited slavery, but was held as a slave.
  • Even though he lost his case Dred Scott never lost hope to become a free man.
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