_In the 1800s, increased participation in religion and politics led to the development of some major social reform movements. Two of the most important reform movements in the 1800s were the anti-slavery and the women's rights movements.

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  1. Explain how Dred Scott's participation in US Democracy helped shape the US we know today.
  2. Explain how Susan B. Anthony's participation in US Democracy helped shape the US we know today.
k'ala B.
2/1/2012

Dred Scott was a slave who was taken by his owner to live in an area where slavery was prohibited. In 1846, Scott sued for his freedom, claiming since hre had lived in a area where slavery was not allowed, he's allowed to be free. In 1857, the Dred Scott v. Sandford case went to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court ruled against Scott, saying that Congress did not have the power to prohibit slavery in the territories, then declaring that the Missouri Compromise was unconstitutional.

Susan b. anthony is one of the most well--known advocates of women's rights. She started organizing for equal pay as a teen schoolteacher. In the 1850s, she became a national leader for women's suffrage (the right to vote). She traveleed as a speaker throughout the U.S. and Europe and wrote a book about the suffrage movement. Susan help to fight for equal rights for women,and it worked.

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Izzy S
2/1/2012

Dred Scott's participation in US Democracy helped to move the anti-slavery and women's rights .

Susan B Anthony was a big leader in Women's right's to vote . She stood up for women and fought very hard , and even traveled speaking about the subject .

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Tricia B.
2/1/2012

Dred Scott's participation in U.S Democracy helped move the Women's rights and anti-slavery movements .

Susan B. Anthony was a big leader in the women's suffrage (the right to vote). She travled around the U.S ans speaking about woman's right to vote.

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david b
2/1/2012

In 1846, Dred Scott sued for his freedom, For claiming that he was a slave in a area where no slavery allowed. Then in 1857, the Dred Scott v. Sandford case made it to the Supreme Court. saying that congrees didn't have the right to prohibit slavery in the territories, Also ruled the court to that slaves are not citizens. that is why they did not have the right to sue.


Susan B. Anthony is one of the most well-known advocates of women's rights. then in 1850s, she became a national leader for women's right to vote. She travled as a speaker throughout the U.S. and Europe , and she also made a bopok on women suffrage .

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Max D.
2/2/2012

Dred Scott's impact caused other black's to feel that there was hope, and maid others feel that slavery was wrong.

Harriet Tubman was big help during slavery times for she helped over 300 slaves to freedom useing the uderground rail road.

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Blake S.
2/4/2012

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Emma S
2/7/2012

Dred Scott's participation in U.S. democracy by fighting against supreme court. He was fighting for his freedom because he was sued for fighting his freedom. He lived in a country where slavery is illegal. This gives opportunities for the family to make things free. Susan B. Anthony helps by teaching with the teens and helped with the women civil rights movements.

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Branden
2/9/2012

Susan B.Anthony helped the US by giving women the right to vote and equal pay as a teen school teacher in the 1850s.

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Branden
2/9/2012

Dred Scott help the US by giving black people freedom from slavery,and making us a citizen.

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annie
3/21/2012

Dred Scott's participation in US Democracy helped shape the US we know today, by going against slavery to the court in 1857.
Susan B. Anthony's participation in US Democracy helped shape the US we know today, by fighting for women rights. Susan fought for the right for women to vote and she even wrote a book about the suffrage movement.

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