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Name:Date:School:Facilitator:6.03 Legislation and Court DecisionsTotal Points: 40Part 1: Dred Scott DecisionAnswer the following. You may use the links provided on the Task page.QuestionsAnswers1.Summarize the case. Who was DredScott and why did he sue?
2.Describe the defendant, John Sandford.What were his arguments?
3.Assess the constitutional issues in thecase. What specific amendment andcompromise were cited and why?4.Restate the rulings in the case. Whatdid the Supreme Court decide orconclude?
5.Evaluate the rulings in the case. Whatmay have influenced the judges to rule
as they did? What was the reaction inthe North and in the South?

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Term
Fall
Professor
Mr.Bellis
Tags
Dred Scott, Slavery in the United States, American Civil War

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