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View Resource Teaching With Documents: The Amistad Case

This site investigates an old subject that has been infused with interest by the release of a major Hollywood movie. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), in its Digital Classroom (discussed in the November 18, 1997 issue of the Scout Report for Social Sciences), offers a glimpse of its rich holdings at this site concerning the Amistad case, a Supreme Court case in 1839 that...