Addresses a famous case resolved in the Supreme Court that ultimately dictated that enslaved Sierra Leoneans captured aboard a slave ship after revolting be released despite conflicting claims and objections, some international. Includes extensive information organized in sections such as: Historical Background and Documents, the Judicial Process: a chronology, Legal Arguments in Court, Media Coverage and Public Debates, etc. From the Federal Judicial Center.
Includes biographical sketches of Sierra Leonean survivors of the revolt aboard the slave ship Amistad, and information from associated court trials within the U.S. A free ebook compiled by John W. Barber, available via Northwestern University.
Features rebellions throughout the diaspora, including famous ones involving Gabriel Prosser, Nat Turner, and Denmark Vessey. A free ebook by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, available via Project Gutenberg in several formats.