Essay On Dred Scott Vs Harvard Case

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"Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal"said by Martin Luther king Jr. As well as civil rights act stopped segregation it was during the time of 1964 there was discrimination on every race,sex,color,national origin, as well their religion. As a matter a fact segregation was later over and every race had the same rights as Americans.In addition freedom that every race has today is because these court cases: Dred Scott v. Sanford, Brown v. Board of Education, and Loving v. Virginia.

In the first place, the case of Dred Scott v. Sanford was a case of a man that sued for his freedom. As a result many people did not appreciate that a slave should have its freedom and that they are slaves and they don't want them. Dred Scott wanted his freedom with his wife because his owner had harassed him and he wanted it to stop. "Slaves were not citizens of the United States and, therefore, could not expect any protection from the Federal Government or the courts" (Judgment in the U.S. Supreme Court Case Dred Scott v. John F.A. Sanford, March 6, 1857; Case Files 1792-1995; Record Group 267; Records of the Supreme Court of the United States; National Archives) (Citation)said by Chief Justice Roger B. However the Dred Scott case added another amendment of if you are born in the United States
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Sanford, Brown v. Board of Education, and Loving v. Virginia. Furthermore the Dred Scott v. Sanford case was a man fighting for his freedom to stop his owner from harassing him. Not to mention the, Brown v. Board of education wanted to stop segregation at public schools and wanted each race to be together. Additionally the Loving v. Virginia was a case that different races should be able to be together and not just with the same race from each other. "We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools". said by Martin Luther king

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