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mar 6, 1857 - Dred Scott v. Sanford

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Dred Scott was a slave who moved with his owner to Illinois which was a free state and is now trying to sue for his freedom citing the equal protection clause of the constitution. Supreme Court ruled against Scott claiming he is not a citizen and therefore had no right to appeal.

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mar 6, 1857
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