John Quincy Adams argues in favor of the African slaves in the United States v. The Amistad case in front of the Supreme Court. He displays fervent support for the abolition of slavery and asserts that the natural state of mankind is freedom, which contrasts with the South's view.
Key & Peele are slaves in an auction. At first, they do not want to be owned by another human being. After it becomes apparent that the white men are bidding on only the slaves on Lot A, Key & Peele start marketing themselves.