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American JourneyChapters 20-23

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Hist 1100 - Survey of American History to 1865
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Scott V. Sanford December 1856 Dred Scott was a slave who was later sold into army When owner died he sued to be declared a free man Slave was a ‘state’ issue Plaintiff in Error, v. John F.A.Sandfordo They were questioning if a ‘negro’ could go from being a slave to a living part of societyo If born from slaves, can they become free?o They will only get rights in certain stateso In history slaves were not meant to be part of the society but instead inferior to everyone elseo Quotes declaration of independenceo Dred Scott did not live in a free state at time of constitutiono Went to Illinois as a slave, returned to Missouri as one alsoOn Dred Scott, Frederick Douglass, 1857 Slave abolitionist.. . Writer and Speaker Was a slave in Maryland and escaped north to become free Speech made to a mad group of abolitionists a couple months after Scotts case. Address on May 14,1857o Struggle of slavery and freedomo Thought emancipation was far fetchedo All government was in favor of slaveryo But there is another view, antislavery movemento David and Goliath, Great work under God has gone on, and gone on gloriouslyo If there is no justice on earth, there is in heavenThe Georgia Debate on Secession, 1860 Abraham Lincoln presidency in 1860 For Secession, Robert Toombso We need no declaration of Independenceo North took advantage of government to tweak it to their favor Against Secession, Alexander H. Stephenso Free people are concerned about the government in which they liveo Should south succeed from Union as result of Lincoln election? No. No election is a basis to succeeding.o Nothing is perfect in this world, but the men of “integrity” are looking for an easy way out. o Don’t act hastilyo Their cause is my cause, their destiny is my destiny… but ultimately not in our handso Appeal to God of battles to aid our


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