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*Gerrit Smith was born on this date in 1797. He was a White American abolitionist. From Utica, New York, in 1806 he...

*Benjamin W. Arnett was born on this date in 1838. He was a Black administrator, politician, and minister.

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*On this date in 1857, the United States Supreme Court ruled in the Dred Scott Case. It is believed by many to...