The Fight For Civil Rights Dred Scott
Birthplace of Dred Scott South Hampton County, Virginia
Major Events in Dred Scott’s Life • Dred Scott sued for his Freedom in 1847. • Dred Scott went to the Supreme Court in 1857. • Although, he lost his case, it drew attention for the cause of Freedom
Interesting Information about Dred Scott • Dred Scott had two owners. He was friends with his first owner’s children. They bought his freedom after he lost his lawsuit. • Dred Scott died of tuberculosis 1858. • He was only free for a year.