Analysis Of The Movie Amistad

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The movie Amistad is about a group of African slaves who were illegally transported to the United States and the case that decided if they will return to Africa.
It was directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the true story of the events in 1839 aboard the slave ships La Amistad and the Tecora, This events happened in Connecticut, United States, Cuba and Africa.
This film started when the slaves guided by Cinqué led a revolt in the slave ship La Amistad. The slaves forced two Spanish crewman to take them to Africa, but they ended in the U.S. The ship was captured and the slaves were taken to jail, meanwhile the trail started. Queen Isabella 2 of Spain and William S. Holabird were debating about who will keep the slaves, while Roger Baldwin and Theodore Joadson defended the case. First they proved that they were Africans, not Cuban. Then with the help of a translator, they comunicated with Cinqué, the chief of the Mende. They won the first Trail and the slaves were supposed to return to Africa, but Martin Van Buren, the United States President, thought that this case would cause the civil war and he asked nine judges from all America to judge the case in the Highest court. This time, John Quincy Adams defended the case with Roger Baldwin and again, they won the Trail.
Roger Sherman Baldwin:
Roger Sherman Baldwin was born in January 4, 1793, Son of Simeon Baldwin and Rebecca Sherman in New Haven, Connecticut. He atended Hopkins School, and entered Yale College at the age of
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