La Amistad  <ul><li>by. Zachary, Jay, Daniel and Cracco </li></ul>
The ship <ul><li>A wooden two masted schooner  </li></ul><ul><li>Originally a cargo ship later became a slave ship </li></...
Revolt at Sea <ul><li>Sailing from Havana to Cuba there was a revolt </li></ul><ul><li>The Africans used farming cane-knif...
Sailing Home? <ul><li>Not knowing how to sail the two Spaniards steered the ship </li></ul><ul><li>Trading the Spaniards t...
Legal or Illegal? <ul><li>The biggest debate was on the legal status of the slaves </li></ul><ul><li>At this time transpor...
Claims <ul><li>Four claims were made by four completely different people </li></ul><ul><li>Queen Isabella II of Spain </li...
The Court <ul><li>After spending some time trying to find out where the slaves were born they finally established that the...
The Appeal  <ul><li>There were three appeals </li></ul><ul><li>this case went up to the supreme court who ruled they were ...
Home at last <ul><li>In 1842 the African slave who survived returned to Africa </li></ul><ul><li>The voyages cost was cove...
Sengbe Pieh <ul><li>The Africans leader through this </li></ul><ul><li>Played a crucial role in their court cases </li></u...
Slavery  <ul><li>This tale brought up tension between the north and the south </li></ul><ul><li>The north didn’t want war ...
Abolitionists  <ul><li>The fact that many of the supreme court judges were slave owners showed that the country was moving...
Important Names in the Trial <ul><li>John Quincy Adams </li></ul><ul><li>Martin Van Buren </li></ul><ul><li>Theodore Joads...
 
 
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  1. 1. La Amistad <ul><li>by. Zachary, Jay, Daniel and Cracco </li></ul>
  2. 2. The ship <ul><li>A wooden two masted schooner </li></ul><ul><li>Originally a cargo ship later became a slave ship </li></ul><ul><li>Name means “Friendship” </li></ul><ul><li>Made in America </li></ul>
  3. 3. Revolt at Sea <ul><li>Sailing from Havana to Cuba there was a revolt </li></ul><ul><li>The Africans used farming cane-knifes </li></ul><ul><li>Took complete control of the ship </li></ul><ul><li>Killed all but two spanish sailors </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sailing Home? <ul><li>Not knowing how to sail the two Spaniards steered the ship </li></ul><ul><li>Trading the Spaniards their lives for the way to Africa </li></ul><ul><li>The Spaniards sailed them along the eastern coast of America </li></ul><ul><li>They were intercepted in Connecticut by the USS Washington </li></ul>
  5. 5. Legal or Illegal? <ul><li>The biggest debate was on the legal status of the slaves </li></ul><ul><li>At this time transporting slaves across the Atlantic ocean was illegal </li></ul><ul><li>The Spaniards said that the slaves were from Cuba </li></ul>
  6. 6. Claims <ul><li>Four claims were made by four completely different people </li></ul><ul><li>Queen Isabella II of Spain </li></ul><ul><li>The Cuban buyers </li></ul><ul><li>The American Naval Officers (under salvage property) </li></ul><ul><li>Or if they were free </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Court <ul><li>After spending some time trying to find out where the slaves were born they finally established that they were in-fact born in Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore they were obtained illegally </li></ul><ul><li>They were granted freedom </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Appeal <ul><li>There were three appeals </li></ul><ul><li>this case went up to the supreme court who ruled they were illegally obtained </li></ul><ul><li>They were set free </li></ul>
  9. 9. Home at last <ul><li>In 1842 the African slave who survived returned to Africa </li></ul><ul><li>The voyages cost was covered by the American Government </li></ul>
  10. 10. Sengbe Pieh <ul><li>The Africans leader through this </li></ul><ul><li>Played a crucial role in their court cases </li></ul><ul><li>Later became a Slave trader himself </li></ul>
  11. 11. Slavery <ul><li>This tale brought up tension between the north and the south </li></ul><ul><li>The north didn’t want war </li></ul><ul><li>The south wanted their slaves bad enough to go to war </li></ul>
  12. 12. Abolitionists <ul><li>The fact that many of the supreme court judges were slave owners showed that the country was moving forward </li></ul><ul><li>This was one of the first times the black population had won </li></ul><ul><li>There was a war fought over slavery in the end but this proved that change was just around the corner </li></ul>
  13. 13. Important Names in the Trial <ul><li>John Quincy Adams </li></ul><ul><li>Martin Van Buren </li></ul><ul><li>Theodore Joadson </li></ul><ul><li>Sengbe Pieh </li></ul>
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