Background on the Dred Scott Decision

Background on the Dred Scott Decision

From the 1780s, the question of whether slavery would be permitted in new territories had threatened the Union. Over the decades, many compromises had been made to avoid disunion. But what did the Constitution say on this subject?

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What were the consequences of the Dred Scott decision?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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