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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Another spectacular contribution by Adams to the antislavery cause was his championing of the cause of Africans arrested aboard the slave ship ...
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PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER, Philadelphia PA, August 31, 1839 *
Joseph Cinque (ca. 1813 - ca. 1879) was a West African who led a slave mutiny on the Cuban Amistad ship in 1839. It led to a celebrated trial in United States ...
The impact and ramifications of cases argued before the Supreme Court are felt for decades, if not centuries. Only the most important issues of the day and the ...
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Early in the morning, Africans on the Cuban schooner Amistad rise up against their captors, killing two crewmembers and seizing control of the ship, which had ...
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NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, October 9, 184 See the photo below for
the brief, back page report concerning the "Africans of the