Slavery vs Jim Crow Era
This paper looks at the Dred Scott case and Jim Crow laws.
# 73007 | 1,125 words | 1 source | MLA | 2005 |
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in African-American Studies (Pre-Civil War) , African-American Studies (Slavery) , African-American Studies (Racism) , African-American Studies (Civil Rights) , African-American Studies (General)
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This paper looks at two different aspects of the evolution of African-American Social/Ethical thought: the Dred Scott decision and reaction to it, and the work of Sojourner Truth on antislavery and women's rights issues.
From the Paper:"The Dred Scott case was one which had a major impact on bringing the nation nearer to war. Mullane Dred Scott was a slave owned by army surgeon Dr John Emerson and accompanied him when he left his Missouri home to spend several years in Illinois and the Louisiana Purchase Territory, now Minnesota. Illinois at the time was a free state under the Northwest Ordinance as was the Louisiana Purchase Territory, but according to the terms of the Missouri Compromise, Missouri was a slave state..."
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