TITLE

Sailing for Freedom

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;1/18/2008, Vol. 86 Issue 15/16, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article relates the historic voyage of the modern Amistad ship from New Haven, Connecticut to Freetown, Sierra Leone in 2008. The ship, a reproduction of the real Amistad, also went to other countries, including Canada, England, and Portugal, where the real Amistad stopped during its voyage in the 1830s. In 1839, the Amistad brought several hundred Africans in the U.S. who had been kidnapped and sold into slavery.
ACCESSION #
28532146

 

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