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Dred Scott and the politics of slavery

Author: Earl M Maltz
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2007.
Series: Landmark law cases & American society.
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By presenting a picture of the pro-Southern justices on the Court, this work offers readers an understanding of how they came to their opinions, even as they failed to anticipate the impact their  Read more...

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Maltz, Earl M., 1950-
Dred Scott and the politics of slavery.
Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, ©2007
(OCoLC)608407600
Online version:
Maltz, Earl M., 1950-
Dred Scott and the politics of slavery.
Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, ©2007
(OCoLC)609354645
Named Person: Dred Scott; John F A Sanford
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Earl M Maltz
ISBN: 9780700615025 0700615024 9780700615032 0700615032
OCLC Number: 74029377
Description: ix, 182 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The politics of slavery, 1785-1842 --
The Supreme Court and slavery, 1825-1842 --
Slavery in the territories, 1842-1856 --
The road to the Supreme Court --
The Supreme Court in 1856 --
Arguments and deliberations --
The opinions of the justices --
The impact of Dred Scott --
Dred Scott and the limits of judicial power.
Series Title: Landmark law cases & American society.
Responsibility: Earl M. Maltz.
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