Theories of Race
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The paper looks at the case of "Dred Scott v. Stanford" in 1857. It shows how the concept of race at the time was intimately connected to ideas of citizenship and human rights.
From the Paper:"Although the concept of race is a relatively new phenomenon in western societies it has been a problematic one. This is because theories of race often raise difficult questions about equality, liberty, rights and the nature of property and ownership. To demonstrate this point we will examine one of the most famous cases in which race, rights and citizenship were in conflict. The case that will be examined is Dred Scott v. Standford(1857). In this case an African slave who moved with his master from the slave state of Missouri to the free state of Illinois and then to the Wisconsin Territory..."
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Theories of Race (2009, December 01) Retrieved December 02, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/theories-of-race-143156/
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