Amistad revolt

an historical legacy of Sierra Leone and the United States by Arthur Abraham

Publisher: United States Information Service in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Written in English
Published: Pages: 27 Downloads: 758
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Subjects:

  • Amistad (Schooner),
  • Slavery -- United States -- Insurrections, etc.,
  • Antislavery movements -- United States

Edition Notes

StatementArthur Abraham.
ContributionsUnited States Information Service (Freetown, Sierra Leone)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE447 .A27 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16792481M

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. I would mention especially Howard Jones’ book called Mutiny on the Amistad published in Another good book by a Sierra Leonean author named Iyunolu Osagie called The Amistad Revolt, But as we all know the big event is Stephen Spielberg’s film of called Amistad which created this sort of explosion of interest in the history. A.   Free Online Library: Iyunolu Folayan Osagie. The Amistad Revolt: Memory, Slavery, and the Politics of Identity in the United States and Sierra Leone.(Book Review) by "African American Review"; Literature, writing, book reviews Ethnic, cultural, racial issues. 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.

  The Amistad revolt by Iyunolu Folayan Osagie. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Ma SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Book Description: From journalism and lectures to drama, visual art, and the Spielberg film, this study ranges across the varied cultural reactions--in America and Sierra Leone--engendered by the Amistad slave ship revolt. Iyunolu Folayan Osagie is a native of Sierra Leone, from where the Amistad's cargo of slaves originated. In Connecticut: Political, economic, and social maturation slaves involved in the Amistad mutiny gripped Connecticut and the country; a bronze memorial to Joseph Cinque, the leader of the slave revolt, now stands in front of New Haven’s city hall. The constitution of granted suffrage to men with certain property qualifications, but women’s suffrage came only.   Chapter 1 Revolt at Sea! 7. Chapter 2 The Voyage Across the Atlantic Chapter 3 The American Slave Trade Chapter 4 America and the Amistad Chapter 5 Cinque on Trial Chapter 6 The Supreme Court Decides Chapter 7 The Impact of the Amistad Timeline Chapter Notes Glossary Further Reading Index Author: Richard Worth.

Amistad, New York, New York. likes 64 talking about this. Publisher of works by and about people of African descent, on subjects and themes that 5/5(2). This book shows a gifted historian at the height of his powers.” —Marcus Rediker, author of The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom. The Amistad revolt and the fate of the African slaves on board are well documented in books and in a blockbuster film. Summary and Definition of the Amistad Slave Ship Revolt Definition and Summary: The Amistad Slave Ship revolt occured off the coast of Cuba on July 2, The Amistad rebellion involved 53 African slaves, who had been abducted from Sierra Leone by Spanish slavers who shipped their 'cargo' to Cuba. 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.

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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.

Amistad is the name of a slave ship travelling from Cuba to the U.S. in A unique account of the most successful slave rebellion in American history, Amistad revolt book 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.

Using newly discovered Cited by: 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 Amistad revolt book 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 Genre: Non-fiction.

Amistad Revolt: Selected full-text books and articles. Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy By Howard Jones Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview.

Currents in. Amistad takes place in where a group of slaves revolt in a ship called the Amistad. In Spanish it means friendship. The author uses detail and sources of the Amistad case that was settled in the Supreme Court of the United States.

This case ensured if the slaves should be returned home Amistad revolt book handed to Spanish authorities/5.

Dr. Osagie's text is an eye-opening and fascinating view into the finer details of the Amistad incident of the late s. I, as many of my peers were the same way when this book was read in class, knew very little about the Amistad incident before reading this text.

Osagie places a usually opaque and misty event into clearer focus and discusses the cultural and /5. Amistad () The Amistad revolt In January53 African natives were kidnapped from eastern Africa and sold into the Spanish slave trade.

They were then placed aboard a Spanish slave ship bound for Havana, Cuba. Amistad mutiny, (July 2, ), slave rebellion that took place on the slave ship Amistad near the coast of Cuba and had important political and legal repercussions in the American abolition movement.

The mutineers were captured and tried in the United States, and a surprising victory for the country’s antislavery forces resulted in when. Osagie's book covers all the things that have been glossed over in the traditional telling of the Amistad story: the stories of the Amistad Africans once they returned home, the generalized context of revolt and resistance to slavery at the time, Cited by: 3.

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. The Amistad Case took place in when 53 illegally purchased African slaves were being transported from Cuba to the U.S.

aboard the Spanish-built schooner Amistad. En route, the slaves staged a. In his book The Slave Ship: A Human History, Marcus Rediker explored Atlantic slavery by focusing on the ships which carried enslaved Africans across the Atlantic and the slaves, sailors, and captains who populated those ships.

In his new book, The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom (Viking, ), Rediker focuses on the. From journalism and lectures to drama, visual art, and the Spielberg film, this study ranges across the varied cultural reactions--in America and Sierra Leone--engendered by the Amistad slave ship revolt.

Iyunolu Folayan Osagie is a native of Sierra Leone, from where the Amistad's cargo of slaves originated. She digs deeply into the Amistad story to show the historical and.

A Peculiar Revolt: On Marcus Rediker’s ‘The Amistad Rebellion’ Without denying the courage of the rebels or the quality of Rediker’s new book, I’m not sure that the case had a. 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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The Amistad revolt by Arthur Abraham,United States Information Service edition, in EnglishPages: Read this book on Questia. From journalism and lectures to drama, visual art, and the Spielberg film, this study ranges across the varied cultural reactions--in America and Sierra Leone--engendered by the Amistad slave ship u Folayan Osagie is a native of Sierra Leone, from where the Amistad's cargo of slaves originated.

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). From journalism and lectures to drama, visual art, and the Spielberg film, this study ranges across the varied cultural reactions--in America and Sierra Leone--engendered by the Amistad slave ship revolt.

Iyunolu Folayan Osagie is a native of Sierra Leone, from where the Amistad's cargo of slaves by: AMISTAD 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.

The slave revolt on the ship Amistad in was a crucial event in the early abolitionist movement in the United States. When the vessel arrived in America, a fierce debate began about whether the Africans were free or enslaved and whether they. 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.

principal’s book of the month – march The Amistad Slave Revolt and American Abolition written by Karen Zeinert **All teachers – please have Ms. Shults approve all internet related resources before sharing with the students.

The Amistad revolt: struggle for freedom. Author: Abraham, Arthur, Amistad revolt: Author: Barber, John Warner, Note: New Haven, Conn.: Amistad Committee, [?] Link: page images at HathiTrust; US access only: No stable link: This is an uncurated book entry from our extended bookshelves, readable online now but without a.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Amistad revolt. New Haven, Conn.: Amistad Committee, [?] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. The Amistad Revolt: Memory, Slavery, and the Politics of Identity in the United States and Sierra Leone Iyunolu Folayan Osagie From journalism and lectures to drama, visual art, and the Spielberg film, this study ranges across the varied cultural reactions--in America and Sierra Leone--engendered by the Amistad slave ship revolt.

This is the summary of The Amistad Revolt: Memory, Slavery, and the Politics of Identity in the United States and Sierra Leone by Iyunolu Folayan Osagie. Category Entertainment.

their “revolt.” This was the celebrated Amistad Case, an episode far better known in the United States than on the other side of the Atlantic. But the incident had a far-reaching impact on both sides, influencing the course of American history and especially the development of Afro-American culture, while, in Sierra Leone, leading to theFile Size: KB.

The Amistad revolt () A brief guide to Sierra Leone (new!) The original Amistad case () United States v. The Amistad, 40 U.S. () Biographies of the key Supreme Court Justices involved in the historic Amistad case (and in the film) The full text of John Quincy Adams' argument; before the Supreme Court.

U.S. Amistad: A Case of Jurisdiction on DocsTeach asks students to analyze specified passages from the Supreme Court's decision in United States ants of Schooner Amistad to explore the concept of jurisdiction and how a case travels through the Federal court system.

Students will also interpret the Supreme Court's role in the judicial branch by. Using the Amistad revolt and the vast body of intellectual and artistic production that it has generated as point of departure, The Amistad Revolt explores such diverse disciplines as history, fiction, drama and film to stage a comparative exploration of the production of identity in Africa and the U.S.

African-American : Iyunolu Folayan Osagie.“Amistad” movie is directed by Steven Spielberg and Howard Jones’ book “Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and its Impact on American Abolition, Law and Diplomacy” are historical accounts of the slave mutiny that occurred in the year The incident happened when the slaves at sea, aboard on La Amistad.Black Mutiny is the historical retelling of one of our nation's most dramatic national crises.

It is one among many historical sources used in the development of the new motion picture AMISTAD. Written as a novel in by Wiliam A. Owens, this is one historian's view of the Amistad mutiny. Based on U.S. government documents, court records, official and personal correspondance, 4/5(2).