- Ka Le of the Amistad Writes John Quincy
1. According to Ka Le, why could Americans also be viewed as "dolts"?
2. How does Mr. Pendleton misinterpret the Mendi's behavior? How do
the Mendi captives respond?
3. What does Ka Le say they'll do if they are sent free?
In his letter to John Quincy Adams, Ka Le, a slave, uses broken
English to communicate a powerful lesson to the whites who consider him
a savage--I, like you, am a human being. What passages made you feel that
you could identify with Ka Le? Record your impressions and feelings on