Amistad mutiny (25 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Amistad mutiny". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10895, accessed 08 December 2016.]