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Name: Josey Date: School: Facilitator: 6.03 Legislation and Court Decisions Total Points: 40 Part 1: Dred Scott Decision Answer the following. You may use the links provided on the Task page. Questions Answers Summarize the case. Who was Dred Scott and why did he sue?
Describe the defendant, John Sandford. What were his arguments?
Assess the constitutional issues in the case. What specific amendment and compromise were cited and why?
Restate the rulings in the case. What did the Supreme Court decide or conclude?
Evaluate the rulings in the case. What may have influenced the judges to rule as they did? What was the reaction in the North and in the South?

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