The Amistad Case

United States v The Amistad

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This 8 page printable will help students understand this important case that went all the way to the Supreme Court. Includes questions for discussion or writing exercise.

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This lesson takes a quick look at the Amistad case that arose when Africans who were captured illegally from their home country staged a revolt at sea and ended up in New York.

Who were the players in the background?
Who came to the aid of the Africans
The Decision

This resource is a great way for students in to learn more about this event in American history.

8 Page Download. Includes 4 questions and sheets for writing exercise.

Grades: 4 – 8, Homeschools


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