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United States v. The Amistad - Wikipedia

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United States v. Schooner Amistad, 40 U.S. 518 (1841), was a United States Supreme Court case resulting from the rebellion of Africans on board the Spanish  ...

The Amistad Case | National Archives

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Oct 3, 2016 ... 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 ought to be ...

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.

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  ...

Adams begins arguments in the Amistad case - Feb 24, 1840 ...

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On this day in 1840, former President John Quincy Adams begins to argue the Amistad case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. A practicing lawyer and member  ...

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 ...

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.

Amistad case

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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 ...

The Amistad Case | The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of ...

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Students should analyze the Amistad case, using primary materials to examine the manner in which the enslaved Africans were portrayed by both sides in ...

Amistad - Famous Trials

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When Steven Spielberg chose the Amistad case as the subject of his 1997 feature film, he finally brought it the attention the case had long deserved, but never ...