Mutiny on the Amistad; the saga of a slave revolt and its impact on American I picked up Howard Jones’ Mutiny on the Amistad from the remainder table of my. Mutiny on the Amistad has ratings and 11 reviews. Howard Jones describes how, in , fifty-three of the captives led by Joseph Cinque revolted in the. Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy by Howard Jones. Author(s): Payne, Cedric .

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John Quincy Adams, formerly president and now a member of Congress, got involved to argue the case before the United States Supreme Court.

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Cornish noted that inthe historian Samuel Eliot Morison described the Amistad case of as “the most famous involving slavery,” until it was “eclipsed by the Dred Scott decision. Levertijd We doen er alles aan om dit artikel op tijd te bezorgen. Bekijk de hele lijst. A very good book. But as someone thee does not care about the minutiae of legal matters, smistad book was exhausting. Damon rated it really liked it Sep 24, They are only barely present, which is a disappointment.

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Emma rated it liked it Mar 05, Oxford University Press- History – pages. As you probably already know, the Amistad was a Spanish slave ship that was taking a load of slaves and farming supplies to the Caribbean when the recently-enslaved Africans got some of the farming supplies cane knives and took over the ship.


They steered the ship northward to Montauk, Long Island, where it was seized by an American naval vessel. Toon meer Toon minder. Sonny Bates The Creole Affair 11, It makes important contributions both jonez the history of slavery and to abolition, especially on the legal aspects of each.

From inside the book. Minister to Prussia, — U.

Du Bois, and Paul Finkelman. Howard Jones Limited preview – The Amistad affair united Lewis Tappan and other abolitionists who put the “law of nature” on trial in the United States by their refusal to accept a legal system that claimed to dispense justice while permitting artificial distinctions amistaad on race or color.

It truly is a book about the legal case to free them.

Pages to import images to Wikidata. Du Bois, and Lawrence Bobo. Hugh rated it it was amazing Apr 09, Views Read Edit View history. Mary rated it liked it Jul 26, The Spanish government was involved, pleading the cause of its citizens that were accused of illegally trading slaves.

The Amistad Africans 40 U. Want to Read saving…. This page was last edited on 18 Februaryat This should be mandatory reading on all history courses. The Amistad was a slave ship carrying slaves to the United States. But in this case I had to read it for a class. It particularly goes at length into the legal manuvering and a very left handed Supreme Court decision that reflected the inconsistency of the time. The book discusses the roles and international dynamics of the case, involving Spain, England, and the United States as they related to the 19th-century slave trade.

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The British were among the first to howwrd international slave trade, and President Van Buren proved himself, in my eyes, to be one of the most selfish and corrupt men in American history. Frank Mclynn Wagons West 14, Charles River Editors The Amistad 11, They killed all but two of the crew, because they needed someone to sail the ship for them.


The film Amistaddirected by Steven Spielbergis based on this book, including the Supreme Court mutinj.

Howard Jones No preview available – In augustus ’83 verschijnt de single New Song, die weliswaar sterk lijkt op Peter Gabriels Solsbury Hill, maar die hem de eerste van een serie hits oplevert.

Samenvatting Published for the first time in the UK to coincide with Steven Spielberg’s forthcoming movie Amistad, Mutiny on the Amistad 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. In winkelwagen Op verlanglijstje. It is a tale worth reading.

However, the mutiny and mutineers are only involved when some legal plea or other involves them. Appealing to natural law, evangelical arguments, and “moral suasion” in proclaiming slavery a sin, they sought to establish that all persons, black and white, has an inherent right of liberty and thereby hoped to erase the color line that formed the racial foundation of slavery.

Mutiny on the Amistad

It gives a good view of the American system at the time in regards to slavery. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mar 20, Courtney rated amixtad liked it Shelves:

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