Student Activities

Dred Scott Trial

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Grade Level:
Upper Elementary: Third Grade through Fifth Grade
Subject:
Social Studies

Background

The Dred Scott case is the most famous trial in the history of the Old Courthouse. Your “Dred Scott Trial and Activity Packet” includes a mock trial script and information about the trial process. This mock trial activity reenacts the second trial of Dred and Harriet Scott held in the building in 1850.

 

Materials

Download Trial Script