Dread Scott Decision

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On the case of dread scott decision over slavery


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where is Dread Scott from?
    • A. 

      Kansas

    • B. 

      Nebraska

    • C. 

      Missouri

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 2. 
    Who is Dread Scott?
    • A. 

      A senator from kansas

    • B. 

      A slave who sued for his freedom

    • C. 

      A farmer

    • D. 

      A plantation owner

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      It proved that slaves were property and could not be set free regardless of where he lived

    • B. 

      It allowed all slaves to be free

    • C. 

      Slaves who could run to the north would be free

    • D. 

      Slaves had hope of freedom

  • 4. 
    What did the court decide on regarding his right to sue in federal court?
    • A. 

      He was not a citizen therefore, he could not sue in federal court

    • B. 

      He could sue in federal court even without citizenship

    • C. 

      Was allowed to sue but couldn't sue his owner because he was his owner's property

    • D. 

      He was allowed to sue in federal court

  • 5. 
    Why did Dread Scott claim he was free?
    • A. 

      His owner got a new slave

    • B. 

      His slave contract expired

    • C. 

      His owner died

    • D. 

      Because he lived in free territory