The Amistad Slave Revolt and American Abolition by Karen Zeinert

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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.
 

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Published April 1, 1997 by Linnet Books. 101 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Young Adult. Non-fiction

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Zeinert (The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1993, etc.) offers an exciting account of the injustice done to these men, women, and children, beginning with the capture of Cinque, 25, in 1839, because ""he had been unable to pay off a debt on time."" The author dwells not only on Cinque's bravery, but on ...

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Zeinert (The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1993, etc.) offers an exciting account of the injustice done to these men, women, and children, beginning with the capture of Cinque, 25, in 1839, because ``he had been unable to pay off a debt on time.'' The author dwells not only on Cinque's bravery, but on ...

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