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1. Explain how the revolt on the slave ship- AMISTAD- and the court case over the Africans on board this ship had an influence on the Abolitionist movement in America.
Remember to be detailed in your answer. Give key facts, people and events to help support your answer.

Also remember to cite your sources and to discuss all key figures involved in this case and the Abolitionist movement to prove your points.

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1. Explain how the revolt on the slave ship- AMISTAD- and the court case over the Africans on board this ship had an influence on the Abolitionist movement in America.

When African "freemen" revolted on the slave ship Amistad, they set in motion a chain of events that would have an impact far wider than their personal case as this incident was the catalyst that reenergized the fledgling abolitionist movement, intensified conflict over slavery in America, prompted a former President John Quincy Adams to present the case before the United States Supreme Court condemning the policies of a present Administration as well as forwarding his personal stance against the ...

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