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United States v. The Amistad

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The Amistad, also known as United States v. Libellants and Claimants of the Schooner Amistad, 40 U.S. 518 (1841), was a United States Supreme Court case  ...

The Amistad Case - National Archives and Records Administration

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Teaching With Documents:The Amistad Case. ". . . each of them are natives of Africa and were born free, and ever since have been and still of right are and ...

The Amistad Case, 1839 - Office of the Historian

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The Amistad Case, 1839. When the Spanish cargo schooner La Amistad came aground off the coast of Long Island, New York in August 1839, the United States  ...

The Amistad Case: A Brief Narrative - History of the Federal Judiciary

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Amistad: The Federal Courts and the Challenge to Slavery — Historical Background and ... The Amistad case was one of the most famous federal cases of the ...

Amistad Story Essay-Amistad: Seeking Freedom in Connecticut - A ...

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The story of the Amistad began in January 1839 when hundreds of native Africans were captured from ... The implications of the Amistad case were profound.

The Amistad revolt

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The slaves were shackled and loaded aboard the cargo schooler Amistad ... The 53 Africans were sent to prison, pending hearing of their case before the U.S. ...

Amistad I

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The first Amistad case. After sixty days at sea, the Amistad came aground at Montauk Point, on New York's Long Island; several of the slaves left the ship to get ...

Avalon Project - Argument of John Quincy Adams, Before the ...

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Cinque, and Others, Africans, Captured in the schooner Amistad, by Lieut. ... The Court, therefore, I trust, in deciding this case, will form no lumping judgment on ...

The Amistad Case

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Monday, Oct. 25: The Centrality of Race Wednesday, Oct. 27: The Defense of Slavery Friday, Oct. 29: Slavery and Abolition. Monday, Nov. 1: Slavery and ...

The Amistad Case in Fact and Film - History Matters

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The Amistad Case in Fact and Film. by Eric Foner. Historian Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, examines the issues ...

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Amistad Case - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Amistad Case, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

An account of the Amistad Case.

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When Steven Spielberg chose the Amistad case as the subject of his 1997 feature film (LINK TO REVIEWS), he finally brought it the attention the case had long ...

John Quincy Adams and the Amistad case, 1841 | The Gilder ...

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On July 1, 1839, fifty-three Africans, recently kidnapped into slavery in Sierra Leone and sold at a Havana slave market, revolted on board the schooner Amistad.