TITLE

Know the News

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;1/18/2008, Vol. 77 Issue 15, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A quiz about the African slavery aboard the Amistad is presented.
ACCESSION #
28441296

 

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