Black Odyssey Summary

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Black Odyssey is a book about the schooner, a sailing ship with two or more masts, Amistad landing on American soil, but more importantly, the events and disagreements which this resulted in. Beginning the tale, Cable goes right into the retelling of the elaborate plot, describing it as the start of “a strange series of events that was to bedevil the diplomatic relations of the United States, Spain, and England [and] intensify bitterness over the question of slavery.” Including exerts from newspaper articles, which explained the common rumors about the alleged pirate ship, Cable begins by telling the reader of the reaction of the general public to the witness’ accounts of sighting the “pirate ship.” The slaves on the ship rebelled against

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