Amistad mutiny (25 words)
Historical Context Note
Enslaved Africans aboard the Spanish ship L'Amistad revolt. In 1841, the Supreme Court ruled that the Amistad captives had been illegally enslaved and set them free.10895 Amistad mutiny 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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Editors. "Amistad mutiny". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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