Dred Scott

Dred Scott

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Dred Scott's Early Life

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  • Dred Scott was born in Virginia around the 1800. His owner, Peter Blow moved to Alabama.
  • Wow, I ain't seen nothing like this before!!
  • In 1830, to St. Louis, Missouri, Mr. Blow takes his slaves with him.
  • What do you need Blow?
  • Some cotton would be nice and can I ...
  • Peter Blow died two years later, and Scott was sold to an army surgeon, Dr. John Emerson. 
  • In 1836, Dr. Emerson was reassigned to fort in Wisconsin Territory, once again taking Scott with him.
  • Scott met and married a slave named Harriet Robinson, and her ownership was transferred to Emerson.
  • YES!!!!!!!!!
  • Will you marry me? Harriet Robinson, the love of my life.
  • Dred Scott wanted his freedom, so he went to court to fought. Because of the color of skin he lost, but her got back up and fought again. Fred Scott Vs. Sanford goes to the supreme court. Scott appealed to the U.S. Circuit Court in Missouri Supreme Court's decision. Scott and his lawyers then appealed to Supreme Court.
  • Dred Scott VS. Sanford
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