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Amistad: The Slave Uprising Aboard the Spanish Schooner

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Almost 160 years ago, a group of kidnapped Africans aboard the Spanish slave ship La Amistad revolted and attempted to set sail for home. Instead, after being misguided by the captive crew to the coast of New England, they found themselves embroiled in a tempest of controversy.An international debate would rage for two years regarding whether the Africans were indeed prope ...more
Paperback, 98 pages
Published December 1st 1997 by Pilgrim Press
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Nisha
Oct 20, 2014 rated it liked it
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This book is about black people on a slave ship. They mutiny and kill the white slave traders on board. Then they have to fight for their freedom in court.

I liked this book a lot. It wasn't all boring facts and flat, uninteresting narrative.
Edward ott
Mar 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
An excellent quick overview of the Amistad incident
Jerry Landry
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A very quick read with some general information about the Amistad case. It whetted my interest to learn more about the case.
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