Landmark Supreme Court Cases: Scott v. Sandford

Using video clips from the Landmark Supreme Court Case series, a partnership between C-SPAN and the National Constitution Center, students will research and role-play to better understand the legal, social, and economic factors relating to– and implications of– the majority and dissenting opinions in this infamous case.

Standards

Common Core

Grades

9, 10, 11, 12

Issues

Civility

Teaching Strategies

Analysis, Case Study

Constitution Articles

14th Amendment