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Item #78550 Dred Scott v. Sandford: a Brief History with Documents. Paul Finkelman.
Dred Scott v. Sandford: a Brief History with Documents.

Dred Scott v. Sandford: a Brief History with Documents.

Finkelman, Paul. Dred Scott v. Sandford: a Brief History with Documents. Boston: Bedford Books, [1997]. xii, 240 pp. Softcover. Near-fine. $5. * Contents: Part 1.; Introduction: The Dred Scott Case, Slavery, and the Politics of Law.; An Overview of the Dred Scott Case; A Bad Decision; A Complex and Confused Case; Slavery in the Territories; Who Was Dred Scott?; Dred Scott Sues for Freedom; In the Federal Court; The Jurisdictional Issue and the Plea in Abatement; The Case in the Federal District Court; Before the Supreme Court.; The Judges; The Compromise Not Taken; The Jurisdictional Question; Free Blacks under Taney's Constitution: "They Had No Rights"; The Status of Slavery in the Territories under Dred Scott.; The Territories Clause; The Fifth Amendment; Law as Politics; The Politics of Law.; The Republican Fear of a Conspiracy; The Nationalization of Slavery; The Democratic Response; Epilogue; Part 2.; The Documents.; 1; Opinions of the Justices; Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney, Opinion of the Court in Dred Scott, Plaintiff in Error v. John F. A. Sandford; Justice James M. Wayne, Concurring Opinion; Justice Samuel Nelson, Concurring Opinion; Justice Robert Cooper Grier, Concurring Opinion; Justice Peter V. Daniel, Concurring Opinion; Justice John Archibald Campbell, Concurring Opinion; Justice John Catron, Concurring Opinion; Justice John McLean, Dissenting Opinion; Justice Benjamin Robbins Curtis, Dissenting Opinion; 2; Newspaper Responses to the Dred Scott Decision.; Varieties of Southern ProSlavery Opinion; Enquirer (Richmond), The Dred Scott Case, March 10, 1857; Mercury (Charleston), The Dred Scott Case: Supreme Court on the Rights of the South, April 2, 1857; Daily Picayune (New Orleans), Citizenship, March 21, 1857; The Buchanan Administration's Paper Endorses the Decision.; Union (Washington, D.C.), The Dred Scott Case, March 12, 1857; Northern Support for the Dred Scott Decision.; Journal of Commerce (New York), The Decision of the Supreme Court, March 11, 1857; Journal of Commerce (New York), The Dred Scott Case, March 12, 1857; Post (Pittsburgh), The Dred Scott Case, March 14, 1857; Post (Pittsburgh), Seeking an Issue, March 17, 1857; Opposition to the Dred Scott Decision: A Spectrum of Northern Opinion.; Tribune (New York), March 7, 1857; Daily Times (New York), The Slavery Question: The Decision of the Suprem.

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