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"Amistad" is a 1997 historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg based on the notable uprising in 1839 by newly abducted Mende tribesmen who took control of the ship La Amistad off the coast of Cuba, and the international legal battle that followed their capture by a U.S. revenue cutter. It became a United States Supreme Court case of 1841.


"Amistad" is an artwork by Ramón Gómez Cornet.


  1. "Amistad" is a musical album of John Williams, soundtrack.
    • also known as Amistad Soundtrack
    • released in (19 years ago)
  2. "Amistad" is a musical album of Sidekick.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  3. "Amistad" is a composition.


Amistad is a small unincorporated community in Union County, New Mexico, U.S. It is located about 39 miles south of Clayton on New Mexico State Highway 402.


Amistad is a publisher.

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Google previewThe Fyddeye Guide to America's Maritime History (2010)

by Joe Follansbee

AMISTAD. Launched in 2000, the schooner Amistad is a museum ship which conducts living history excursions.

Google previewSteven Spielberg's America (2013)

by Frederick Wasser

Amistad is a rebuke to Hollywood's previous major civil rights movie, Mississippi Burning (1988).% The earlier movie was told from a white person's point of view. The history of capturing the men responsible for the murder of three civil rights ...

Google previewPerspectives on Ecological Integrity (2012)

by L. Westra, J. Lemons

La Amistad is a million hectare complex of national parks, forest reserves, and indigenous territories that straddle the border between the Central American countries of Costa Rica and Panama. The reserve protects a rare combination of cloud ...

Google previewHouse Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents

13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session

Ttie following is the statement of facts contained in your communication: " That the Amistad is a Spanish vessel; was regularly cleared from Havana, a Spanish port, to Guanaja, in the neighborhood of Puerto Principe, another Spanish port; that ...

Google previewRebellious Histories (2012)

The Amistad Slave Revolt and the Cultures of Late Twentieth-Century Black Transnationalism by Matthew J. Christensen

Joadson's fictionalized appearance among eminent white political and legal leaders to a matter of racial quota, Commentary contributor Gary Rosen scornfully declared, “Amistad is a major artistic offensive in the current debate over race.

Google previewDon't Know Much About Martin Luther King Jr. (2005)

by Kenneth C. Davis, Machiyo Kodaira

Amistad is an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc. This is a Don't Know Much About® book. Don't Know Much About® is the trademark of Kenneth C. Davis. Don't Know Much About® Martin Luther King Jr. Copyright © 2006 by Kenneth C.

Google previewIt Ain't All for Nothin' (2009)

by Walter Dean Myers

Amistad is an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Harper Trophy* is a registered trademark of HarperCollins Publishers 1nc. 1t Ain't All ForNothin' Copyright © 1978 by Walter Dean Myers All rights reserved. No pan of this book may be used ...

Google previewDonavan's Double Trouble (2007)

by Monalisa DeGross

AN IMPRINT OF HARPERCOLLINSHARPERCOLPUBLISHERS Amistad is an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Donavan's Double Trouble.

Google previewLonely Planet Costa Rica (2012)

by Lonely Planet, Nate Cavalieri, Adam Skolnick, Wendy Yanagihara

PARQUE INTERNACIONAL LA AMISTAD The 4070sqkm Parque Internacional La Amistad is an enormous patch of green sprawling across the borders of Panama and Costa Rica (hence its Spanish name La Amistad, 'Friendship'). This is by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Slave Resistance and Rebellion (2007)

by Junius P. Rodriguez

Throughout the Amistad trials that followed, Cinque was regarded as a shrewd, tactful, and intelligent leader who...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Underground Railroad (2006)

by J. Blaine Hudson

in an August ¡839 portrait, led a revolt among African slaves aboard the Amistad. (Library of Congress) them to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Antislavery and Abolition (2007)

by Peter P. Hinks, John R. McKivigan

Jennifer Harrison Amistad The Amistad was a Spanish vessel carrying captured Africans from Havana, Cuba, to Puerto Principe, another port in the Spanish colony, in June 1839.

Google previewNegro Year Book and Annual Encyclopedia of the Negro (1922)

The Amistad Case. 1839. August. The slaver, Amistad, captured by the United States brig, Washington, off Montauk Point, Long Island. The capture of this slaver gave rise to the Armistad Case which resulted in freeing the slaves on board who ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (2015)

by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa

On July 2, 1839, before dawn, 53 West African captives aboard the Spanish schooner Amistad mutinied; killed the captain, Ramon Ferrer; and took possession of the ship in Cuban waters. Led by a man named Joseph Cinqué, the Africans ...

Google previewThe Underground Railroad: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Operations (2015)

An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Operations by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

A unique black revolt in North American history, on July 2, 1839, a mutiny aboard the Portuguese slaver Amistad jolted the American public with headlines about the plight of kidnapped Africans. After the ship sailed from Sierra Leone toward ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Race and Crime (2009)

by Helen Taylor Greene, Shaun L. Gabbidon

The Amistad African rebellions aboard slave ships were frequent. Terrified African men, women, and children captured by marauding raiders bore witness to heinous acts of brutality as warnings against insurrection. Upon reaching the coastal ...

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