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Dred Scott
Sam Scott
BirthplaceSouthampton County, Virginia, U.S.
Died
NationalityAmerican

Dred Scott

decision majority ruling by Supreme Court that a slave is property and not a U.S. citizen (1857). [Am. Hist.: Payton, 203]
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