United States v. Amistad: rebellion on a slave ship

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Publisher:
Enslow,
Pub. Date:
c2000.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 9.5 - AR Pts: 3
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The ship known as the Amistad set sail on the morning of June 28, 1839, from Cuba packed with African slaves to be sold to the highest bidder. Horrified by the conditions under which they were being held, the Africans organized themselves, freed themselves of their shackles, and armed with sugar cane cutters, crept up on the sleeping crew of the Amistad to gain control of the ship. The Africans wanted only to return to Africa where they would be free. In a controversial case that centered on whether the slaves should be considered property (thus unworthy of any rights) or people (worthy of their freedom), the Supreme Court declared that the Amistad captives should be freed and returned to Africa.
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ISBN:
9780766013377
Reading Level:
MG
Level 9.5, 3 Points
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subject_facet Amistad (Schooner) -- Juvenile literature, Cinque -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Juvenile literature, Fugitive slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Juvenile literature, Slave insurrections -- United States -- Juvenile literature, Trials (Mutiny) -- United States -- Juvenile literature
title_display United States v. Amistad : rebellion on a slave ship
title_full United States v. Amistad : rebellion on a slave ship / Suzanne Freedman
title_short United States v. Amistad :
title_sub rebellion on a slave ship
topic_facet Cinque, Fugitive slaves, Legal status, laws, etc, Slave insurrections, Trials (Mutiny)