malatya-pazari.com -Amistad Slaves La Amistad. It became renowned in July 1839 for a slave revolt by Mende captives, who had been enslaved in Sierra Leone, and were being transported from Havana, Cuba to their purchasers' plantations. The African captives took control of the ship, killing some of the crew and ordering the survivors to sail the ship to Africa.
Amistad Slaves slave rebellion, 175 years ago. In February and March of 1839, the 53 Africans who would later find themselves on the Amistad arrived at Blanco’s slave depot, known as Lomboko, after being arduously marched there from Sierra
United states v. the amistad. United States v. Schooner Amistad, 40 U.S. (15 Pet.) 518 (1841), was a United States Supreme Court case resulting from the rebellion of Africans on board the Spanish schooner La Amistad in 1839. It was an unusual freedom suit that involved international issues and parties, as well as United States law.
La amistad slave ship. La Amistad Slave Ship: Havana, Cuba, the destination of the Tecora. La Amistad Slave Ship arrived in Havana, Cuba and the captives were initially taken to a barracoon, a type of barracks or a "slave pen" where they were prepared for the slave auction.