The scenario persisted through a few courts and fundamentally reached the U.S. Supreme Court, whoever choice incensed abolitionists, provided energy to your anti-slavery movement and served as a stepping rock to your Civil War.
Who Had Been Dred Scott?
Dred Scott came to be into slavery around 1799 in Southampton County, Virginia. In 1818, he relocated together with his owner Peter Blow to Alabama, then in 1830 he relocated to St. Louis, Missouri — both slave states — where Peter went a boarding household. Continue reading