Analysis Of Dred Scott's Speech: The House Divided

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It was June 16 in 1858, at the Illinois Republican convention in Springfield. Lincoln just started off his bid for the U.S. Senate with a big speech. That speech is called the "House Divided" speech. He believed that the recent Supreme Court decision on Dred Scott was a big part of the Democratic. That was lead legalized slavery in all states The court 's decision was that Dred Scott had to live in a free state and remain as a slave. He said on the line of, "what Scott 's master might do by law is Illinois, every other master may do with any other one, or one thousand slaves, in Illinois, or in any other free state." The court stated that Scott’s master might be with another free state such as Illinois.
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