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Amistad: How it Began

Learn about the background that lead to the decision in US vs. Amistad

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The Legal Battle

How did the legal battle develop and lead to the Supreme Court decision in US vs. Amistad?

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Connecticut Abolitionists

Learn about the abolitionist movement in Connecticut, and how it fit into the national dialogue

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The Amistad: A Contextual Timeline

Download this timeline to better understand the context in which the Amistad event occurred

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The Amistad: A Detailed Timeline

This timeline provides a detailed account of events regarding the Mendes' capture, the seizure of the Amistad, and the trials that followed

Last updated: July 24, 2017