Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.

Event date: 
April 21st, 2010
Duration: 
58 min 15 sec
Speaker: 
Associate Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer
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One of the most infamous Supreme Court decisions in American history, the 1857 Dred Scott v. Sandford verdict pushed the nation closer to the brink of civil war. Click here to view the written transcript

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