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Unformatted text preview: 11-6Dread Scott ( AGAIN)-1799 Scott was born a slave in Virginia-1834 Dr John Emerson army surgeon bought Scot in Missouri and moved to Illinois-1836 Scott and Emerson moved to Ft. Snelling-1838 Emerson and Scotts moved back to Missouri-1846 Scott sued for his freedom-1850 won jury trial lost MO supreme CT-1854 sued in fed court under “ diversity jurisdiction”oBasically if its between two people in two courts can go to the federal level.-1854 lost in fed court and appealed to SCThe Politics!-basically worried about new territories being anti slave -SO Taney tries to end all the politics in slavery that result in all those previous resolutions.oTaney thought if he settled this issue republicans would die out and just go back to bein northern wigs-Beaucanon thinks he can help and says slavery should be an issue of the Supreme Court. ( READ DREAD SCOTT IN DACL AND READ JEFFERSON DAVIS INNAUGURAL ADDRESS)Taney on Jurisdictionat the founding of the nation, blackers were either all slaves or, if free, without any...
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- Spring '08
- History, Slavery in the United States, Taney, Dr John Emerson, won jury trial, MO supreme CT