The Slave Ship Author:Emma Gelders Sterne Men, women, boys, girls - all are chained together on the slave ship Amistad. Only yesterday they were free in their beloved African villages. Then slave catchers kidnapped them, and are taking them in chains across the sea to be sold. — But Cinque, their leader, has an iron file... — On the night of June 30, 1839, the slaves cut their chains and ... more »take over the ship.
Here is the true story of a breathtaking and little known event in American history.
**Original title: "The Long Black Schooner"**« less