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Lincoln: A House Divided

On this day in 1858, after receiving his fledgling Illinois Republican Party’s nomination for US Senate, Abraham Lincoln delivers his “House Divided” speech before 1,000…

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Dred Scott v Sanford and Humanity

Hence, holding that as Mr. Scott was not a citizen, but instead mere property, the court held he had no standing to sue, period.

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