edit]. 1840 engraving depicting the Amistad revolt ... The ship carried 53 Mende
captives (49 adults and 4 children), who had been ...
Jul 2, 2014 ... On July 2, 1839, 53 captive Africans aboard the Amistad, a slave ... captives were
loaded onto the Tecora, a Brazilian or Portuguese slave ship.
An 1839 mutiny aboard the Spanish ship, Amistad, in Cuban waters raised basic
questions about freedom and slavery in the United States.
They were then placed aboard a Spanish slave ship bound for Havana, Cuba. ...
The slaves were shackled and loaded aboard the cargo schooler Amistad ...
The story of the Amistad began in January 1839 when hundreds of native
Africans ... colony at Havana, Cuba, on the notorious Portuguese slave ship
(July 2, 1839), slave rebellion that took place on the slave ship Amistad near the
coast of Cuba and had important political and legal repercussions in the ...
Apr 15, 2010 ... The First Scene of the movie, will the slaves rebel against the Slavers of the Ship
"Amistad" while on route to the caribbean. Disclaimer: I do not ...
On July 2, 1839, fifty-two Africans took over La Amistad, a ship embarking from
Havana on a journey to bring valuables and slaves to trade, killing the captain, ...
Feb 7, 2014 ... He demanded that the ship be steered into British territory, which at the time had
already abandoned slavery. On the ship, enslaved women ...
In February of 1839, Portuguese slave hunters abducted a large group of ... On
July 1, 1839, the Africans seized the ship, killed the captain and the cook, and ...