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The Amistad slave revolt and American abolition

by Karen Zeinert

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Published by Linnet Books in North Haven, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Amistad (Schooner) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Amistad (Schooner),
    • Slave insurrections -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Antislavery movements -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Slave insurrections.,
    • Antislavery movements.

    • About the Edition

      Traces the 1839 revolt of Africans aboard the slave ship Amistad, their apprehension, and long trial which ended in their acquittal by the Supreme Court.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-94) and index.

      Other titlesAmistad
      Statementby Karen Zeinert.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE447 .Z45 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 101 p. :
      Number of Pages101
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1009023M
      ISBN 100208024387, 0208024395
      LC Control Number96049021

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      Jones describes how, in , Joseph Cinqu led a revolt on the Spanish slave ship, the Amistad, in the Caribbean. The seizure of the ship by an American naval vessel near Montauk, Long Island, the arrest of the Africans in Connecticut, and the Spanish protest against the violation of their property rights created an international : Oxford University Press.   Despite the admittedly significant findings of these authors, Mrs. Randall's point is still well taken. Ronald D. Rietveld California State University—Fullerton Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a S/aue Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy. By Howard Jones. (New York: Oxford University Press, Pp. xii,

      Amistad. 44, likes 9 talking about this. Amistad is a American historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the true story of. Mutiny on the Amistad; The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy. By Howard Jones. (New York: Oxford University Press, xii + pp. $).


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In Julya group of Africans that had been illegally imported into Cuba used violence to take over the Amistad while it was transporting them from Havana to Puerto by: The Amistad Slave Revolt and American Abolition is a perfect read-aloud book for grades four and up. Take advantage of all the movie hype to share this amazing story.

Open kids' eyes to a time period in America as you read about a pivotal event in history. Zeinert takes on the improbable story of how 53 Africans from Sierra Leone were captured, sold into slavery, and while en route to Cuba on the Spanish ship Amistad, revolted and ended up in Connecticut.

The Africans spoke no English; slavery was widespread in the US; still, the abolitionists took up the cause and carried the case all the way to the Supreme Court. The Africans were eventually Author: Karen Zeinert. The Slave revolt aboard the La Amistad, the background of the slave trade and its subsequent trial is retold in a celebrated poem by Robert Hayden entitled Middle Passage, first published in Howard Jones' published Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy in Citations: 40 U.S.

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Amistad is a American historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the true story of the events in aboard the slave ship La Amistad, during which Mende tribesmen abducted for the slave trade managed to gain control of their captors' ship off the coast of Cuba, and the international legal battle that followed their capture by the Washington, a U.S.

revenue ed by: Steven Spielberg. Amistad mutiny, (July 2, ), slave rebellion that took place on the slave ship Amistad near the coast of Cuba and had important political and legal repercussions in the American abolition movement. The mutineers were captured and tried in the United States, and a surprising victory for the country’s antislavery forces resulted in when.

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Summary: Infifty-three West Africans brought to Cuba and sold as slaves, seized the ship La Amistad ; killed two men; and sailed toward the rising sun. The Amistad Case took place in when 53 illegally purchased African slaves were being transported from Cuba to the U.S. aboard the Spanish.

Amistad is the powerfully re-imagined history of one of the country's first battles for civil fifty-three enslaved Africans, led by a Mende rice farmer named Singbe-Pieh, staged a bloody rebellion on board the Amistad, a Spanish slaver from Amistad was intercepted by U.S.

navy officers and towed to port in New London, Connecticut, where the/5. This book is the first full-scale treatment of the only instance in history in which African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home.

InJoseph Cinque led other blacks in a revolt on the Spanish slave ship Amistad in the Caribbean. They steered the ship northward to Montauk, Long Island, where it was seized by an American naval vessel. The missionary work and teaching the Amistad slaves to speak English so they could defend themselves and become Christians was distressing to hear, but to a lot of anti-slavery people winning Africans over to Christ was their goal.

I knew almost nothing about this revolt except the basics this book really helped to understand the slave trade.4/5(1). The Amistad Slave Revolt and American Abolition (Book): Zeinert, Karen: Traces the revolt of Africans aboard the slave ship Amistad, their apprehension, and long trial which ended in their acquittal by the Supreme Court.

This book is the first full-scale treatment of the only instance in history in which African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home. InJoseph Cinque led other blacks in a revolt on the Spanish slave ship Amistad in the Caribbean. Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy by Howard recommended.

In Julya group of Africans that had been illegally imported into Cuba used violence to take over the Amistad while it. Catalog Mutiny on the Amistad:» Book» Mutiny on the Amistad: the saga of a slave revolt and its impact on American abolition, law, and diplomacy (Book) Author: Jones, Howard, Published: New York: Oxford University Press, Format: Book.

Physical Desc. The Amistad slave revolt and American abolition Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index Traces the revolt of Africans aboard the slave ship Amistad, their apprehension, and long trial which ended in their acquittal by the Supreme Pages:.

Published to coincide with the movie "Amistad", this is the story of the only instance in history where African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home.

The revolt on a Spanish slave ship ignited events which climaxed in the US court's ruling to free the captives.“Amistad” movie is directed by Steven Spielberg and Howard Jones’ book “Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and its Impact on American Abolition, Law and Diplomacy” are historical accounts of the slave mutiny that occurred in the year The .This volume presents the first full-scale treatment of the only instance in history where African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home.

Jones describes how, inJoseph Cinqué led a revolt on the Spanish slave ship, the Amistad, in the Caribbean.

The seizure of the ship by an American naval vessel near Montauk, Long Island, the arrest of the Africans in.