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Unformatted text preview: cane until it exploded-Preston was a confederate hero-Texas is the only slave state at the time in the west-It was a Spanish speaking place -Slavery was being instituted in Texas even though it was being outlawed-Texas had originally revolted against Mexico and became an independent state and they legalized slavery before it joined the U.S. in 1845-New Mexico, Arizona, Utah…. Were left open to decide if they would be free-Dred Scott v Sanford-Lincoln said if he became president that he would overthrow the dred scott case-It was overturned by the 14 th amendment -This case was dred scott was a slave in VA and he was bought by a Dr. named Emerson, he was an army physician-His owner moved around a lot-Roger Taney was a Maryland judge and he had been a slave owner but he freed his slaves-He said dred scott wasn’t a citizen just b/c he was black-...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course AFAM 101 taught by Professor Mcmillan during the Summer '07 term at UNC.
- Summer '07