The Amistad Revolt

by Ellis Roxburgh

Part of a Series: Rebellions, Revolts, and Uprisings.

The slave revolt on the ship Amistad in 1839 was a crucial event in the early abolitionist movement in the United States. When the vessel arrived in America, a fierce debate began about whether the Africans were free or enslaved and whether they should be allowed to return to Africa. The argument became a legal battle that eventually ended up in the US Supreme Court, with former president John Quincy Adams representing the Africans. This remarkable story and its repercussions are presented in this beautifully designed volume, replete with images to complement the narrative and a timeline that summarizes key events.

ISBN: 9781538207642

JLG Release: May 2018

JLG Member Price
$20.25

Nonfiction History

Grades 6-8

$225.00/year

12 books / $18.75 a book

  • Book Details

    ISBN

    9781538207642

    Format

    Print Book

    Edition

    Library edition

    Publisher

    Gareth Stevens

    Page Count

    48

    Trim Size

    7 1/4" x 9 1/4"

    Dewey Classification

    326'.80973

    Genre

    Nonfic


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