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Collection ID:
Record Unit 361
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

"A Man for All Seasons" focused on John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States. In 1839 when Africans of the Mendi ethnicity mutinied and captured the Amistad, the ship that was carrying them to the United States and to slavery, Adams argued their case before the United States Supreme Court and did so without pay. The ...

72 records — Page 1 of 8