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 ...
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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8 – 1 that the African slaves who seized control of
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, October 9, 184 See the photo below for
the brief, back page report concerning the "Africans of the
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PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER, Philadelphia PA, August 31, 1839 *
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1839-On July 2, 1839, 53 African slaves on board the slave ship the Amistad revolted against their captors, killing all but the ship's navigator, who sailed them to ...
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