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Prof. Megan Garedakis. Dred Scott Harriet Tubman The Seneca Falls Convention Missouri Compromise STARRED TERMS.

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1 Prof. Megan Garedakis

2 Dred Scott Harriet Tubman The Seneca Falls Convention Missouri Compromise STARRED TERMS

3 Article I, Section 3: "free persons, including those bound to service for a term of years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three-fifths of all other persons." U.S. CONSTITUTION RE: SLAVERY

4 THE MISSOURI COMPROMISE (1820)

5 DRED SCOTT

6 DAVID WALKER

7 WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON

8 NAT TURNER’S REBELLION

9 ABRAHAM LINCOLN

10 AMISTAD

11 FREDERICK DOUGLASS

12 MARTIN DELANEY AND THE MYSTERY

13 ELIZABETH CADY STANTON AND SUSAN B. ANTHONY

14 SOJOURNER TRUTH

15 “The huge green fragment of ice on which she alighted pitched and creaked as her weight came on it but she stayed there not a moment. With wild cries and desperate energy she leaped to another and still another cake;—stumbling,—leaping,— slipping—springing upwards again! Her shoes are—gone her stockings cut from her feet—while blood marked every step; but she saw nothing, felt nothing, till dimly, as in a dream, she saw the Ohio side and a man helping her up the bank.” UNCLE TOM’S CABIN EXCERPT

16 DRED SCOTT V. SANDFORD (1857) Two Primary Rulings Made By The Supreme Court: First ruling: African-Americans were not citizens and therefore had no standing to sue in federal court Second ruling: the federal government had no power to regulate slavery in any territory acquired subsequent to the creation of the United States


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