• Amistad - Movie
    Lomboko slave fortress. John Quincy Adams (Anthony Hopkins) initially reluctant becomes the defender of the Amistad Africans. Adams makes an impassioned plea to the court, compares the Africans to American patriots, and expounds the need for all people to be given their “free.” American...
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  • Amistad Summary
    in West Africa, was kidnapped by African slave-hunters and taken to the slave fortress of Lomboko, an illegal facility in the British Protectorate of Sierra Leone. There, he and hundreds of other captured Africans were loaded onto transatlantic slave-ship (Tecora). Cinqué tells of the various...
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  • Amistad Essay 6
    talking with Cinque, they are now ready to present their case to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court rules in favor of the Amistad Africans. The final scenes of the movie show The Liberation of Lomboko Slave Fortress, the viewer learns that William Henry Harrison defeated Van Buren and became the ninth...
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  • Amistad
    and hardships many people went threw, by force. During the film it shows some of the treatments the Africans had to endure. Betrayed by their own people at times. Kidnapped from their villages and taken to slave fortresses like Lomboko Slave Fortress. Forced into small cramped ships where they...
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  • Amistad Synopsis
    slave fortress of Lomboko, an illegal facility in the British Protectorate of Sierra Leone. There, he and hundreds of other captured Africans were loaded onto transatlantic slave-ship (Tecora). Cinqué tells of how they would torture him, including frequent rape, and random executions carried out by...
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  • Armistad
    gave over Sengbe to him in settlement. After staying in Siaka's town for a month, Sengbe was marched to Lomboko, a notorious slave-trading island near Sulima on the Gallinas coast, and sold to the richest slaver there, the Spaniard Pedro Blanco, whose activities had helped to make King Siaka wealthy...
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  • Amistad Essay
    enslaved Cinque, was not really detained in Africa and then instantaneously exported to Cuba out of the slave depot at Lomboko. This is what the movie demonstrates, but it is fictitious. Cinque was imprisoned a few years beforehand by black Africans, which was a common practice. Then he was sold to...
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  • La Amistad
    Lomboko, south of Freetown. They had been brought from Africa on board the Portuguese slaver “Tecora” to Havana, where they were moved under cover of darkness to a prison outside the city and advertised for sale. Ruiz and Montes purchased the fifty-three slaves and transferred them to “La Amistad...
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  • La Amistad
    trade is illegal in many parts of the world, but some slave traders pay no attention to the laws. It was in a place called Mendeland (modern day Sierra Leone) that a group of Mende Africans were kidnapped and taken to the port of Lomboko. There a Portuguese slave trader purchased about 500 of the...
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  • St. Augustine
    allowing his group to have freedom. Montiano gave Menéndez and his group a piece of land with a fort and a church. The fort was named Fort Mose. Menéndez organized a free slave militia that help the Spanish fight the British during attacks. Fort Mose became a fortress of freedom for all runaway...
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  • What Can Borwn Do for You
    offer and joins the Captain on the voyage. Chapter 3 begins later on, right when the ship has just been captured by pirates and Robinson is made a slave of the pirates onboard. Chapter 4 "Escape from Slavery" pgs. 28-48 Chapter 4 begins when the ship is lost in a fog. Robinson is sent on a fishing...
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  • Chapter 1 Notes
    were able to reach sub-Saharan Africa • Portuguese invented the caravel (a ship that should sail into the wind) • Portuguese set up trading posts along the African beaches trading with slaves and gold • The Portuguese shipped the slaves back to Spain and Portugal where they worked on the sugar...
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  • Sankofa
    that had been a part of the slave trafficking out of Africa during the Atlantic slave trade. After wandering into the fortress’ dungeon, she is transformed into an American born slave on a plantation in the southern United States. The movie takes us through her trials as a slave as well as developing...
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  • Amistad Essay 2
    the Slave fortress was found and blown up so no one could capture slaves illegally there. 5. The key Concepts or theme in this movie was the court house with the removal of the former judge to a more narrow-minded judge. Another concept was the British naval men; their existence in the movie...
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  • Abraham Lincoln Did Not Free the Slaves
    stoking the fire that would lead to a civil war and secession of the South. Eventually secession did occur with the election of 1860 and Abraham Lincoln’s anti-slavery platform, but Lincoln didn’t immediately grant manumission of all the slaves. Instead, as years past and war weariness settled in, along...
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  • Gall
    . 7. If the player placed an infantry unit with a Crazy Ivan bomb on it into a Battle Fortress, waited for the timer to tick down, then deployed the infantry, the bomb would be gone. Now, the bomb will explode right after the infantry exits the Battle Fortress. 8. If any unit that can...
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  • New World Beginings
    the western coast of Africa and back to Europe. The Portuguese set up trading posts along the African beaches trading with slaves and gold, trading habits that were originally done by the Arabs and Africans.  The Portuguese shipped the slaves back to Spain and Portugal where they worked on the...
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  • 1234567890-Oiuytrewq
    walk in the swamp at an old Indian fortress and starts up a conversation with the Devil incarnate (referred to as "Old Scratch" in the story). "Scratch" is shown as a lumberjack or a woodsman chopping down trees, each with a prominent and wealthy colonialist name branded on the tree trunk. One...
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  • La Amistad
    was their lawyer, who had almost no experience whatsoever. The story ends happily, with the slaves being freed and the slave fortress at Sierra Leone being destroyed by British cannons! The American government tells the slaves (through interpreters) that they will take them back to Africa to lead...
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  • Sankofa
    faces an identity crisis. From the African continent through the Middle Passage and the Americas, Mona relives her past and is transformed. A seductive model in the United States, Mona is posing near a former slaveholding fortress in West Africa for a photo shoot. Far from the exotic setting her...
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