The Amistad Story
The National Park Service invites you to travel the Amistad. The Amistad was a Spanish schooner taken over by a group of captured Africans seeking to escape impending slavery in Cuba. It lobbed the country into a debate about slavery, freedom, and the meaning of citizenship.
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