Table of contents for Dred Scott and the politics of slavery / Earl M. Maltz.

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Editors¿ Preface
1. Introduction
2. The Politics of Slavery, 1785¿1842
3. The Supreme Court and Slavery, 1825¿1842
4. Slavery in the Territories, 1842¿1856
5. The Road to the Supreme Court
6. The Supreme Court in 1856
7. Arguments and Deliberations
8. The Opinions of the Justices
9. The Impact of Dred Scott
10. Dred Scott and the Limits of Judicial Power
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
Scott, Dred, 1809-1858 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Sanford, John F.A., 1806- or 7-1857 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Slavery -- United States -- Legal status of slaves in free states.
United States. Supreme Court -- History.