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Bible with ties to slave ship will be used for oath

Captives who rebelled on the Amistad presented this Bible to John Quincy Adams. Captives who rebelled on the Amistad presented this Bible to John Quincy Adams.
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / January 3, 2007

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One hundred and sixty-six years ago, a prominent Massachusetts politician, former President John Quincy Adams , played a role in black history by persuading the US Supreme Court to free a group of African captives who had staged a mutiny on the slave ship Amistad. (Full article: 313 words)

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