There are no surviving quotes attributed to Dred Scott. However, there are many quotes about the Dred Scott Decision, such as Abraham Lincoln's 1857 thoughts regarding the Supreme Court's refusal to grant Scott his freed... More »

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The decision in Dred Scott v. Sandford of 1857 was a dismissal, on technical grounds, of the plaintiff's right to sue for his freedom. The Supreme Court found that African-Americans were not citizens of the United States... More »

The majority decision in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case, which took place in 1857, dismissed the case of the plaintiff, Scott, by finding that, as an African-American and a slave, he was not a citizen of the United Stat... More »

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Dred Scott was a slave, who later became a social activist by suing for his freedom. He was born into slavery in Virginia, but after his first master died, he worked for several masters who took him into free states to w... More »

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Dred Scott was an African-American slave who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom in the Supreme Court case Dred Scott vs. Sandford. The Supreme Court's decision against Scott increased tensions between pro-slavery and an... More »

The Dred Scott vs. Sanford case is credited with driving the nation closer to civil war and the eventual abolishment of slavery, as PBS explains. The 1857 ruling further polarized abolitionists and proponents of slavery ... More »

The decision in Dred Scott v. Sandford of 1857 was a dismissal, on technical grounds, of the plaintiff's right to sue for his freedom. The Supreme Court found that African-Americans were not citizens of the United States... More »