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

The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics is a 1978 non-fiction book by the 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.

The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics
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AuthorDon E. Fehrenbacher
CountryUS
Genrehistory
PublisherOxford University Press
Publication date
1978
Pages759
AwardsPulitzer Prize for History
ISBN0195145887

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 October 25, 2017. Retrieved December 9, 2012.