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1 edition of Amistad. found in the catalog.

Amistad.

Amistad.

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Published by Film Education (Alhambra House, 27-31 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0AU in London) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Study guide accompanying CD-ROM (v8007177).

SeriesCinema & history
ContributionsFilm Education (Firm)
The Physical Object
Pagination24p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17305113M

Summary of the Amistad Case Summary of the Amistad Case The Spanish schooner Amisted, on the 27th day of June, , cleared out from Havana, in Cuba, for Puerto Principe, in the same island, having on board, Captain Ferrer, and Ruiz and Montez, spanish subjects. Get Your Custom Essay on Summary of Amistad Just from $13,9/Page Get custom paper. The group of Africans are charged with mutiny and murder. There are likewise property claims by the Queen Isabella II of Spain, the captain of the ship, the people who captured the Africans, and others. Upon seeing the log book from the ship, the presiding.

The National Park Service invites you to travel the Amistad. The Amistad was a Spanish schooner taken over by a group of captured Africans seeking to escape impending slavery in Cuba. It lobbed the country into a debate about slavery, freedom, and the meaning of citizenship.   The Amistad slave rebellion is well known, but George Washington Book Prize-winner Rediker uses newly discovered information to tell the story anew, giving greater depth to the Africans' background and highlighting individuals, whether rebel, captor, or abolitionist.5/5(1).

In the summer of , on a stormy night off the coast of Cuba, 53 Africans held captive in the cramped cargo holds of the Spanish slave ship La Amistad break free of their shackles. Led by Cinque 77%. Slavery could, I suppose, be seen largely as a matter of laws and property--at least to those benefitting from it. One of the astonishing facts revealed in Steven Spielberg's “Amistad” is that seven of the nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in were slave-owning Southerners. His new film centers on the legal status of Africans who rise up against their captors on the high seas and are.


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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.

Amistad is the name of a slave ship traveling from Cuba to the U.S. in It is carrying a cargo of Africans who have been sold into slavery in Cuba, taken on board, and chained in the cargo hold of the ship.

As the ship is crossing from Cuba to the U.S., Cinque, who was a tribal leader in Africa, leads a mutiny and takes over the ship. Amistad is a brilliant book about suffering and the strength it may bring, about how hope may prevail under the direst of circumstances, about how mistakes can save lives and doing "the right thing" might end them.

A quick, powerful read anyone of any color or belief may enjoy/5(10). Amistad Press is the oldest publisher devoted to multicultural voices. This renowned imprint showcases award-winning novelists, celebrated cultural figures, and Amistad. book critics and scholars. This book is an interesting and well told account of the famous Amistad mutiny and trial.

It is NOT the book the movie was based on, and I think Pesci does a better job of telling the story than Spielberg did. I picked it up in a small bookstore shortly after it was published and was presently surprised/5(10). Sentences you thought youd never read: Amistad (the movie) reminds me of Tropic Thunder.

This seems like as good a time as any other to read Amistad, the novelization of the Spielberg film now played in Amistad. book school history classes the world over (including in my Grade 12 history class).With only fuzzy memories of the film, I decided the $2 for this book at the library-affiliated used /5.

The Amistad’s story began in when slave hunters captured large numbers of native Africans near Mendeland in present-day Sierre Leone. These captives were sent to Havana, Cuba to be sold into slavery. Two Spanish plantation owners, Don Jose Ruiz and Don Pedro Montez, bought 53 African captives in Havana.

Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman. Inthe revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free/10(K).

The Amistad Case took place in when 53 illegally purchased African slaves were being transported from Cuba to the U.S. aboard the Spanish. The information about The Amistad Rebellion shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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Based on the true story of the mutiny on board the Spanish slave ship, Amistad, here is the frightening sequence of events that led fifty-three young men and women - and one young nation - to seek freedom and justice for all people. Amistad is the story of Cinque, the illegally enslaved son of a Mende chief who led an uprising full of fury and courage.2/5(2).

Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy () is a history of a notable slave mutiny of and its aftermath, written by professor Howard Jones. The book explores the events surrounding the slave mutiny on the Spanish schooner La Amistad in The ship was taken into United States custody off the south coast of Long Genre: Non-fiction.

A contemporary course catalog for the school noted that "Amistad (Friendship) the Free University was established after a week of national and local turmoil to meet the needs of those individuals who wanted to discuss, study and act upon those problems and concerns of our society that are not covered in the university curriculum.

the Amistad ended up off the coast of the Northern state of Connecticut. American officials immediately arrested the Africans and charged them with murder for the revolt on the ship, and thus Cinque and his fellow Africans soon found themselves at the center of a huge and long legal battle that would decideFile Size: 74KB.

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The Prinsengracht tram stop is only steps away and offers easy access to Amsterdam Central Station and further districts/10().

About The Amistad Rebellion. A unique account of the most successful slave rebellion in American history, now updated with a new epilogue—from the award-winning author of The Slave Ship In this powerful and highly original account, Marcus Rediker reclaims the Amistad rebellion for its true proponents: the enslaved Africans who risked death to stake a claim for freedom.

Amistad is a recreation of the true story about an slave revolt on a small Spanish schooner, La Amistad, ironically the Spanish word for “friendship.” Spielberg does a great job in recreating the Amistad revolt that spurred a series of trials beginning in the lower courts of Connecticut and ultimately ending in the Supreme Court.

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