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Q: How did the opinion in the dred Scott cases threaten the idea of popular sovereignty?
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What Supreme Court decision overturned both the Missouri Compromise and popular sovereignty?

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Kansas-Nebraska Act, allowing each new state to vote whether to be slave or free ('Popular Sovereignty').


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No implications. The Dred Scott case concerned the unwise act of taking your slave into free soil and then back again, setting up confusion over the status of the slave. Those wanting to deny Scott his freedom were simply exploiting this confusion. Popular Sovereignty was one of the many compromises involving the statehood of new territories to the West. The question of 'slave' or 'free' would be decided by local vote. The only connection was the Supreme Court's claim that slavery was protected by the Constitution, so in theory no state could vote to exclude slavery. But not many people saw this as a realistic verdict.


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