Dred Scott

(1795-1858) slave who appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to achieve freedom (lost the case in a court decision that sparked major controversy between the northern and southern USA)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Dred Scott — (* um 1799; † 17. September 1858) war ein Sklave, der im berühmten Dred Scott v. Sandford Prozess erfolglos für seine Freiheit klagte. Seine Klage beruhte auf dem Umstand, dass er und seine Frau Harriet in US Bundesstaaten und Territorien gewohnt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dred Scott — This article is about a Virginia man born into slavery. For the Supreme Court case in which he was involved, see Dred Scott v. Sandford. Dred Scott Dred Scott (1795 – September 17, 1858), was an African American slave in the United States who… …   Wikipedia

  • Dred Scott — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Scott. Portrait de Dred Scott par Louis Schultze. Dred Scott est un esclave afro américain né en 1795 en Virginie et mort le 17 sep …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dred Scott — noun United States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non slave state; caused the Supreme Court to declare the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional (1795? 1858) • Syn: ↑Scott • Instance Hypernyms: ↑slave …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dred Scott v. Sandford — Scott v. Sandford Supreme Court of the United States Argued February 11–14, 1856 Reargued December 15 …   Wikipedia

  • Dred Scott gegen Sandford — Dred Scott v. Sandford Verhandelt 11. 14. Februar 1856 / 15. 18. Februar 1857 Entschieden 6. März 1857 Rubrum: Dred Scott v. John F. A. Sandford Aktenzeichen: 60 U.S. 393 (1856) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dred Scott vs. Sandford — Dred Scott v. Sandford Verhandelt 11. 14. Februar 1856 / 15. 18. Februar 1857 Entschieden 6. März 1857 Rubrum: Dred Scott v. John F. A. Sandford Aktenzeichen: 60 U.S. 393 (1856) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dred Scott v. Sandford — Verhandelt 11. 14. Februar 1856 / 15. 18. Februar 1857 Entschieden 6. März 1857 Rubrum: Dred Scott v. John F. A. Sandford Aktenzeichen: 60 U.S. 393 (1856) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dred Scott Decision — /dred/. See under Scott (def. 2). * * * formally Dred Scott v. Sandford 1857 ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States that made slavery legal in all U.S. territories. Scott was a slave whose master had taken him in 1834 from a slave state …   Universalium

  • Dred Scott Decision — /dred/. See under Scott (def. 2). * * * Dred Scott Decision «DREHD SKOT», a decision by the United States Supreme Court in 1857, upholding the right of a master in his slave as property and denying the constitutionality of the Missouri Compromise …   Useful english dictionary

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