Dallas College Dred Scott V Sanford Supreme Court & Slave Owner Decision Discussion
I’m studying for my History class and don’t understand how to answer this. Can you help me study?
Having read the primary document, “Dred Scott v. Sanford” Supreme Court decision, answer the following questions and submit your answers using this link. Write your answers in complete sentences in your own words.
1. How did the Court justify its decision that Dred Scott was not a citizen with standing in federal court?
2. On what grounds did the Court rule that the Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional?
3. How did the Court support its decision that slave owners’ property in the form of slaves was protected by the Fifth Amendment?
ATTACHED is the primary document.