Dred Scott Civil Rights Movement

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Civil Rights Movement Many people take for granted not having to sit in different sides of the bus or being able to eat in the same restaurant and even walking on the sidewalk. African Americans before the Civil Rights movement were harassed or treated very disrespectfully by whites. Many Supreme Court cases concerning slavery or separation between blacks and whites helped America get closer and closer to were whites were able to understand that there not much different than blacks: (Dred Scott v. Sanford, Plessy v. Ferguson, Brown v. Board). Dred Scott was a African American that lived in the Illinois. Territory where slavery was forbidden by the Missouri Compromise. He was owned by his master
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