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Diplomacy Classroom: La Amistad and Upholding Democracy

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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In 1839, the U.S. navy confiscated a Spanish ship, La Amistad, off the coast of Long Island, NY. Aboard were Africans and two Spaniards, who insisted the Africans were their slaves who had taken over the ship, and a treaty between the United States and Spain stated that all “property” be restored. American abolitionists, however,…

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