Dred Scott V. Sandford A Brief History with Documents

ISBN-10: 0312115946
ISBN-13: 9780312115944
Edition: 1997
Authors: Paul Finkelman
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Description: Perhaps no other Supreme Court decision has had the political impact of "Dred Scott v. Sandford," Using a variety of documents that reflect regional opinions and political debates, Paul Finkelman examines the 1857 decision that helped set in motion  More...

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Book details

List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 3/15/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Perhaps no other Supreme Court decision has had the political impact of "Dred Scott v. Sandford," Using a variety of documents that reflect regional opinions and political debates, Paul Finkelman examines the 1857 decision that helped set in motion the events that eventually led to a new birth of freedom and the abolition of slavery in the United States.

MU: Emeritus Professor of History and Public Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University; co-author of Documents of American Constitutional and Legal History, Volumes 1 & 2, 2e (OUP, 2001). PF: Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law at Albany Law School, co-author of Documents of American Constitutional and Legal History, Volumes 1 & 2, 2e (OUP, 2001) and American Legal History, 3e (OUP 2004).

Foreword
Preface
Introduction: The Dred Scott Case, Slavery, and the Politics of Law An Overview of the Dred Scott Case
A Bad Decision
A Complex and Confused Case
Slavery in the Territories
Who Was Dred Scott?
Dred Scott Sues for Freedom
In the Federal Court
The Jurisdictional Issue and the Plea in Abatement
The Case in the Federal District Court
Before the Supreme Court
The Judges
The Compromise Not Taken
The Jurisdictional Question
Free Blacks under Taney���s Constitution: "They Had No Rights

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