The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics

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The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics
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Author Don E. Fehrenbacher
Country US
Genre history
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication date
1978
Pages 759
Awards Pulitzer Prize for History
ISBN 0195145887

The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics is a 1978 nonfiction book by American historian Don E. Fehrenbacher, published by Oxford University Press. The book explores the US Supreme Court case Dred Scott v. Sandford, in which the court ruled that the federal government could not regulate slavery in the territories.

In 1979, The Dred Scott Case was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History.[1]

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  1. ^ The Dred Scott Case: its significance in American law and politics. Google Books. Archived from the original on December 9, 2012. Retrieved December 9, 2012.