Mizzou HIST 1100 - American JourneyChapters 20-23 (2 pages)

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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 Sandford o They were questioning if a negro could go from being a slave to a living part of society o If born from slaves can they become free o They will only get rights in certain states o In history slaves were not meant to be part of the society but instead inferior to everyone else o Quotes declaration of independence o Dred Scott did not live in a free state at time of constitution o Went to Illinois as a slave returned to Missouri as one also On 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 1857 o Struggle of slavery and freedom o Thought emancipation was far fetched o All government was in favor of slavery o But there is another view antislavery movement o David and Goliath Great work under God has gone on and gone on gloriously o If there is no justice on earth there is in heaven The Georgia Debate on Secession 1860 Abraham Lincoln presidency in 1860 For Secession Robert Toombs o We need no declaration of Independence o North took advantage of government to tweak it to their favor Against Secession Alexander H Stephens o Free people are concerned about the government in which they live o 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 hastily o Their cause is my cause their destiny is my destiny but ultimately not in our hands o Appeal to God of battles to aid our cause



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