How Did Dred Scott Contribute To Freedom

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A famous abolitionist named DRED SCOTT was a slave and social activist who served several masters before suing for his freedom. He once quoted ‘’A man is a man, until that man finds a plan, a plan that makes that man, a new man’’. This quote is about DRED SCOTT and how he figured out a way to have his freedom from slavery and become a new man. DRED SCOTT was an important figure in American history because he fought for his freedom and helped others get theirs, he was very brave and inspired many people DRED SCOTT was born into slavery in 1799 in Southampton County, Virginia, U.S. His original guardian was Peter blow who died in 1830. Unfortunately DRED SCOTT could not have an education because it was illegal for enslaved blacks to learn. DRED SCOTT has went through a lot of significant events in his life that impacted the person he would become; for example, one of those events is Dred Scott versus Sandford where Dred fought in court to have full citizenship. …show more content…

This act had limited the spread of slavery into the new territories. Dred was influenced to become who he is from all the hardships he’s faced as a slave and as a social activist suing for his freedom. Dred Scott became more noticed and popular when he fought in court against Sandford to gain his freedom (Dred Scott v Sandford). Dred had to overcome many things in his life to become who he was. For example, Dred scott’s guardian ms.ermon sold him to her brother; he had been a slave for a long time until he battled in court for his

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