The Dred Scott case : historical and contemporary perspectives on race and law / edited by David Thomas Konig, Paul Finkelman, and Christopher Alan Bracey.

"In 1846 two slaves, Dred and Harriet Scott, filed petitions for their freedom in the Old Courthouse in St. Louis, Missouri. As the first true civil rights case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, Dred Scott v. Sandford raised issues that have not been fully resolved despite three amendments to...

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Other Authors: Bracey, Christopher Alan, 1970- (Editor), Finkelman, Paul, 1949- (Editor), Konig, David Thomas, 1947- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2010.
Series:Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest.
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