Dred Scott Decision :The Worst Decision the Supreme Court Ever Made Dred Scott was a slave from Missouri. (MO) Dred Scott
Scott and his owner moved to Illinois for four years. Dred Scott Dred Scott Decision :The Worst Decision the Supreme Court Ever Made
Scott’s owner died. Dred Scott Dred Scott Decision :The Worst Decision the Supreme Court Ever Made
Dred Scott Decision - : *____________ sued for his freedom. He claimed that he should be a free man since he lived in a free territory of IL for four years. Dred Scott
A: NO SUPREME COURT DECISIONS: Q: Was Scott a U.S. citizen with the right to sue? A: NO Q: Did living in a free territory make Scott a free man? A: NO Q: Did Congress have the right to outlaw slavery in any territory?
Justice Roger B. Taney He was the US Supreme Court Justice that ruled in the _______________ that slaves were not citizens and had NO rights. “You’re a mean one, Justice Taney”
Roger B. Taney “You guys are not people..you are property. You are unfit to even hang around with white people. Slaves have absolutely no rights…End of Story!!!."
Teach your neighbor who was Justice Roger B. Taney was.
Lincoln – Douglas Debates In 1858, Abraham Lincoln challenged Stephen Douglas for his seat in the Senate. I don’t want slavery to spread. I think the territories themselves should decide Lincoln lost the election, but it made him a well known figure. Two years later, he decided to run for _______________
Many in the South were afraid if Lincoln were elected, slavery would be outlawed. Some even said they would LEAVE the Union if Lincoln was elected. Ugh… Lincoln....as president??Heck, NO!!