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Joseph Cinquez or Sengbe Pieh
It was the 1 st human rights case to be heard, fought & won in the US Supreme Court.
It weakened Spanish (Cuban) & American ties. Queen Isabella II argued the case with 7 other presidents.
It was a cause of the American Civil War.
It strengthened the abolition movement and American & British antislavery groups grew in #’s.
It showed how a president could authorize actions that interfered with judicial process; thus, they strengthened the court systems.
Van Buren was not re-elected.
The slave fortress in Lomboko was found and destroyed.
Missionaries went to Africa to teach Christianity and to educate them.
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Text of the court case.
53 Africans were transferred to La Amistad, a ship chartered by two Spaniards who had “purchased” the captives at auction in Havana, Cuba.
On the Teccora
Letter to John Quincy Adams Kali's January 4, 1841 letter pleaded: "All we want is make us free."Kali's
Slaver Montes points at Cinque
1789 – The U.S. Constitution ratified with clause equating slaves to 3/5ths of a white citizen and provision that international slave trade would end.
Background President: Martin Van Buren Economy: 2 nd US National Bank closed by President Jackson. Economy very tenuous. 2 million African Slaves in.
The Amistad. Film: 1997 Background: Atlantic Slave Trade The Atlantic slave trade, also known as the transatlantic slave trade, was the trade of African.
L. Herrington This PowerPoint tells the story of Sengbe Pieh and his fellow captives aboard the the ship Amistad. Use the arrow keys in the lower.
BY:TYLER. Born: 1811 Birthplace: Sierra Leone, Africa “BIRTH”
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Key Figures in 1800s U.S. History (This political cartoon shows the huge debate over slavery).
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Introduction to Slavery in America. Slavery Introduced to the Colonies Tribal warfare in Africa Africans kidnapped forced into slavery either by other.
REPUBLICAN PARTY – a political party formed in the mid 1850’s, majority supported the end to slavery.
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Movies are entertainment that usually have a happy ending. This story has a tragic ending. When Francis Ford Coppola was asked why his movie “The Godfather.
The African Slave Trade. Beginnings The African slave trade is believed to have started in 1441 when a ship sailing for Prince Henry of Portugal returned.
Announcements 1. TEST Friday April If you are going to be gone for the band trip the remainder of the week you need to keep up with your notebook.
Jefferson Becomes President Chapter 8, Section 1 Pages
A Long Way Gone: Sierra Leone Background Write the information in GREEN!
Which European country ruled Cuba in the late 1800’s? Spain.
Let Your Motto Be Resistance ( )- Part 2 Aggressive Abolitionism The Amistad The Underground Railroad & Black Nationalism.
John Adams was a???? Federalist! Thomas Jefferson became Vice-President Why? Because the second top vote-getter became V.P.
Slavery & the West Sectionalism: An exaggerated loyalty to a particular region of the country.
Industrial Revolution. James Monroe 5 th president of the United States, elected in 1820 Monroe Doctrine – Future colonization by Europeans in the area.
CHAPTER 11 Panic and Boom, Web. Economic Crisis and Innovation Martin van Buren elected president in 1836 Panic of 1837 created by foreign.
Holly Roberto. Terms President; limited to be elected to a total of two 4-year terms Vice president; unlimited 4- year terms House of Representatives;
Declared To Be Free: Teaching About The Amistad Trial Tiffany Middleton & Howard Kaplan, American Bar Association Division for Public Education Michigan.
Unit Twelve: “A House Divided” Abolition Movement: Part Two.
McCulloch v Maryland (1819)
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Jefferson Adams/ Madison Monroe Sorry Mr. Jackson.
Abolition and Women’s Rights Chapter 14 – Section 4.
Chapter 9, Section 2 Nationalism and Sectionalism.
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Famous People & Dates Famous Documents AmendmentPrinciples of the Constitution Key EventsGovernment Terms Main page (home)
XI Election - Jefferson v. Adams – Probably the ugliest election in US history – Thomas Jefferson - Republican Federalists felt he was a dangerous.
Aim #26: To what extent was Jackson responsible for the Trail of Tears? Do now! Read “The Cherokee Nation’s Appeal to the American people” and the excerpt.
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Get a piece of scrap paper Number from 1 to 38 Let’s see what you know! Which one are you?
Instructions for using this template. Remember this is Jeopardy, so where I have written “Answer” this is the prompt the students will see, and where.
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