Loading Events

All events for The 17th Annual Sammy O. Cranford Memorial History Lecture: The Unjust Judge: Roger B. Taney, the Slave Power, and the Meaning of Emancipation

Events List Navigation

April 2014

The 17th Annual Sammy O. Cranford Memorial History Lecture: The Unjust Judge: Roger B. Taney, the Slave Power, and the Meaning of Emancipation

April 3, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

As emancipation unfolded in the wartime Union, Chief Justice Roger B. Taney’s decision in the Dred Scott case of 1857 always lurked in the background.  But soon Taney himself became…

Find out more »