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Guest Presentation: The Dred Scott Decision

Event Information:

When: Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Age limit: All ages

Where: Warren Public Library
444 Mahoning Ave. NW
Warren, OH
330-399-8807

Categorized under: Special Events | Special Events.

Recuring Event? No

Long Description: Join historical presenter Paul Goebbel as he recounts the story of Dred Scott, a slave struggling to gain his freedom through the courts – eventually taking his case to the Supreme Court. Learn how the Supreme Court’s decision sparked enormous political reaction at the coming of the Civil War and destroyed any chance of agreement between the North and the South over slavery in the territories. Free admission; no registration necessary.

Event posted: Jan. 12, 2016

Last updated: Aug. 16, 2016

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