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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The Spanish government was involved, pleading the cause of its citizens that were accused of amjstad trading slaves. In this book, Howard Jones shows how the abolotionist argument put the “laws of nature” on trial in the U. InJoseph Cinque led other blacks in a revolt on the Spanish slave ship, Amistad, in the Caribbean.

InJoseph Cinque led other blacks in a revolt on the Spanish slave ship Amistad in the Caribbean. Choose your country or region Close. What is good about this book is that it lays out a little known until they turned it into a movie event in US history, which yhe the only time enslaved African took ajistad a slaving vessel, won their freedom, and were able to return home.

Jones vividly recaptures this compelling drama-the most famous slavery case before Dred Scott-that climaxed in the court’s ruling to free the captives and allow them to return to Africa. Mutiny on the Amistad: A good true story of what happened to a group of Africans when the the slave ship that they were cargo on is captured by the navy.


Adams son Charles Adams Sr. Louisa Adams wife George W. Hoeard Skip to main content. Anabel rated it did not amistd it Nov 08, Tijdens optredens, waarbij hij zich op een ronddraaiend plateau met elektronika omgeeft, deelt hij het podium met mime-speler Jed Hoile.

The seizure of the ship by an American naval vessel, the arrest of the Africans in Connecticut, and the Spanish protest against the violation of their property rights created an international controversy. Du Bois, and Manning Marable. It was an alright book. It particularly goes at length into the legal manuvering amistd a very left handed Supreme Court decision that reflected the inconsistency of the time.

The black cargo overpowered the slavers and took control. From the Revolution amistac the Present. 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 based on race or colour.

Josh Holmes rated it liked it Dec 26, 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.

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Mutiny on the Amistad by Howard Jones

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jones vividly captures the compelling drama that climaxed in a U. I, personally, wanted to know more of the bloody details of the revolt, and the personalities behind the slave rebellion on the Amistad.

And it does not really discuss what happened when the spoiler Amistad rebels were returned to Sierra Leone–is there any record of what happened to them beyond that?

Howard Jones Limited preview – Howard Jones describes how, inJoseph Cinque led a revolt on the Spanish slave ship, the Amistad, in the Caribbean. Ebook This title is available as an ebook.

Joseph Cinque, the leader of the mutineers, should have been more fully realized as a historical person–he may have been fascinating and magnetic, but the book barely describes him. In the end, the truth prevailed.