Author Maltz, Earl M., 1950-
Title Dred Scott and the politics of slavery / Earl M. Maltz
Imprint Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2007
book jacket
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  342.73087 M2993 2007    AVAILABLE  -  30500101502675
Descript ix, 182 pages ; 22 cm
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Series Landmark law cases & American society
Landmark law cases & American society
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-167) and index
1. Introduction -- 2. The politics of slavery, 1785-1842 -- 3. The Supreme Court and slavery, 1825-1842 -- 4. Slavery in the territories, 1842-1856 -- 5. The road to the Supreme Court -- 6. The Supreme Court in 1856 -- 7. Arguments and deliberations -- 8. The opinions of the justices -- 9. The impact of Dred Scott -- 10. Dred Scott and the limits of judicial power
Subject Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History
Scott, Dred, 1809-1858 -- Trials, litigation, etc
Sanford, John F. A., 1806 or 1807-1857 -- Trials, litigation, etc
Slavery -- United States -- Legal status of slaves in free states
United States. Supreme Court -- History