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An Analysis of the Dred Scott Decision and The People Vs. Hall

Summary: An analysis of two famous Supreme Court cases, the Dred Scott Decision and The People vs. Hall. Keywords: case law, discrimination, racism, abolitionism, civil rights, Constitution
The People vs. Hall and Dread Scott Decision both were very interesting cases. Their similarities zoomed to expose the preamble of the Constitution and make the authors of it think over what they meant by "all men are created equal." This question is still present today, are all men created equal? Or does it mean by men, the white Americans with European decent"

The People vs. Hall was a case of murder in 1854. A white man, George W. Hall, was blamed for a murder. A Chinese man was the witness of this murder. The Californian court, however, basing their decision on the belief that the Chinese are an inferior race, did not allow the Chinese man to testify against the murderer. The court stated that their decision was based on the Act of April 15th, 1850, which stated that "No black or mulatto person, or Indian, shall be allowed...

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