Citizenship and Race in the Mid-19th Century

A panel discussed race and the role it played in determining citizenship in the mid-19th century. They explored the Dred Scott Supreme Court decision… read more

A panel discussed race and the role it played in determining citizenship in the mid-19th century. They explored the Dred Scott Supreme Court decision and Fugitive Slave Law, as well as Abraham Lincoln’s views on how the U.S. Constitution defines citizenship. This event was part of a conference hosted by Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. close

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  • Andra Gillespie Associate Professor Emory University->Political Science Department
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  • Kate Masur Associate Professor Northwestern University->History Department
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Citizenship and Race in the Mid-19th Century

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436560-3
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
First Aired:
Dec 31, 2017 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Dec 31, 2017 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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