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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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John Qunicy Adams – Amistad Speech February 24, 1841

UPDATE: City honors 175 anniversary of SCOTUS decision: The Amistad case is considered the first civil-rights legal victory in U.S. history. “The captives were always advocating for themselves, not just relying More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 24th, 2011
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John Quincy Adams delivers the Amistad speech freeing African Slaves

Among the early Americans opposing slavery, John Quincy Adams was made famous for speech at the Amistad case heard by the Supreme Court. Source: John S. C. Abbott, Lives of the Presidents, A Graphic History of the More...


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