Lecture-27-ConspiracyThesisJoined

Lecture-27-ConspiracyThesisJoined - The Conspiracy Thesis...

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The Conspiracy Thesis Joined: The Dred Scott Decision and Harpers Ferry Raid Lecture Outline 1. Slavepower Ascendant: Dred Scott decision (1857) a) Background b) Supreme Court Decides c) Republicans React d) Dred Scott ’s Impact on Politics 2. Interlude: Lecompton Constitution and the Demise of Popular Sovereignty 3. Abolitionist Conspiracy Defined: John Brown’s Raid at Harpers Ferry a) Raid b) Trial: “Secret Six” c) Republicans and Abolitionists d) South Reacts 4. 1860: A Nation on the Brink
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Dred Scott Case: 1857 1. John Emerson, Dred Scott and Fort Snelling (Wisconsin Territory) 2. Dred Scott’s Law Suit 3. Dred Scott’s Appeal to the Supreme Court 4. Dred Scott v. Sanford
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Dred Scott Decision: The Supreme Court and Slavery 1. The Court’s Rationale for Hearing the Case: Decisiveness and Decision 2. The Decision(s): March 1857 3. Dred Scott and the Fifth Amendment 4. Dred Scott and Popular Sovereignty 5. Dred Scott and the Republican Party
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course HIST 151 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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