Amistad Questions sheet for the Students Fall 2015 (1) - Name_Tamina Scales Date_V00433208 Amistad Questions 1 La Amistad was a ship that transported

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Name_____Tamina Scales_______________Date_______9-6-2015_____________V00433208Amistad Questions1La Amistad was a ship that transported captured Africans. What part of Africa were theyfrom?
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José Ruiz and Pedro Montes were spared because they had the Africans thinking they were going to navigate them back to Africa11What happened once they were out to sea?Ruiz and Montes tricked the Africans and actually navigated the ship to the eastern coast of America12Where did the ship end up and under whose authority?The ship ended up off the coast of Long Island under the USRC Washington’s authority.13Once the U. S. Military found the ship, what happened to the Africans?The Africans were taken to New Haven, Connecticut and imprisoned.14With what were the Africans being charged?The Africans were being charged with piracy and murder15There were several different interests being claimed. What were they?
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