• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
    seashore that he discovered, he had found plenty of sea turtles, while on the side where his home is, he could only find two to three. Heading back to his fortress, Robinson spots a goat and decides to bring it to his home and train it to be tame. Chapter 15 "The Journal: Pots and Canoes" pgs...
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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
    taken from their homes and enslaved. It stars a young woman, Mona, who knows very little of her identity as an African at first, but is transformed into a slave named Shola who works on a plantation where she gains first hand knowledge of the struggles of her people. She meets slaves who are...
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  • Abraham Lincoln Did Not Free the Slaves
    Slavery 3. Believed that if South Won = Slavery everywhere b. Ran towards Union Lines i. Pilgrim Armies ii. Camped in areas where Union Soldiers occupied 1. “Freedom Fort” 2. Union-held Fortress Monroe 3. Hundreds left slavery and went here. iii. Left from Virginia and the Carolinas to...
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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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  • 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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  • The Janissaries of the Ottoman/Turkish Empire
    Ottoman service. Another way the Janissaries found new soldiers was by enslaving their enemies and forcing them into service. The sultans gained a great deal by using slave soldiers because they had no ties to family or land and they were remarkably resilient in accepting the ways of Islam. All soldiers...
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  • Gall
    attack from within a Battle Fortress was placed in a Battle Fortress, then into an Amphibious Transport, then moved elsewhere, the player would still retain the ability to attack from the location where the Battle Fortress was loaded, even though the unit is no longer there. This has been fixed...
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  • Summary of Amistad
    orders their return to Africa at Government expense, and further orders the arrest of the would-be slavetraders. The prosecution then appeals the case to the Supreme Court, where seven of the nine justices are slave owners. Baldwin finally convinces former president John Quincy Adams to help him on...
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  • Document
    The correspondent of the Bosten Journal, writ- ing from Fortress Monroe on May 26, gives, these interesting particulars of recent events at that point: The "everlasting nigger" hath heretofore lain per du in the wood pile of this Balliwick, and the appearance of General BUTLER at the post was...
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  • Amistad Essay 9
    actuality is the manifest of a notorious trans-Atlantic slave ship, which picked up the Africans off the Ivory Coast of Sierra Leone. The journey of the slaves is then proven to have originated from a slave fortress in Sierra Leone which was deemed illegal in the United States at the time. The...
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  • Ibrahim Hannibal
    where he was sold into slavery and Tsar Peter (a.k.a. Peter the Great) and his wife (Christina Queen of Poland) adopted him. They got him baptized when he was eight years old and instead of treating Hannibal like a slave brought as a present, the Tsar and Queen treated Ibrahim as they would their...
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