The Emancipation Proclamation And The Case Of Standing Bear
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This week’s class sessions were very informative. We covered events and mentioned people leading up to the Civil War. This week’s two readings “The Emancipation Proclamation and The Case of Standing Bear” were very interesting.
The events leading up to the civil war were all new for me and kind of hard to relate to. Nevertheless, I learned a lot in this class and normally follow the detailed power point presentations provided. Two persons that really stood out to me were Dred Scott and John Brown. I have heard about President Abraham Lincoln but never about Mr. Scott or Mr. Brown.
Mr. Dred Scott was a free slave who upon his master’s death had to try and sue the Free State for his freedom. When it all came down to the Supreme Court decision