TITLE

The story of the Amistad Africans

AUTHOR(S)
Limauro, Mary Ann
PUB. DATE
February 1993
SOURCE
Cobblestone;Feb1993, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts the experiences of the Amistad Africans, who were able to regain their freedom through the US courts and return to their homeland of Sierra Leone, Africa in 1841. How the Africans revolted on the ship `Amistad' that was bringing them from a Havana slave market to the US; Trials and imprisonment in New Haven, Conn.; Group's leader was a man known as Cinque; Supporters in New Haven known as the Amistad Committee; More.
ACCESSION #
9302260665

 

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