The Caribbean is the region between North America and South America nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. The Caribbean refers to both the group of islands that populate the region, as well as the Caribbean Sea from which the region derives its name.
During the Napoleonic Wars the British occupied some French, Dutch and Danish colonies mainly in the Caribbean like: Dutch Surinam, Danish West Indies, French Martinique. I have 2 questions: Why ...
Understandably, the European nations were embroiled in the Napoleonic wars. But the American Revolutionary War had been over for almost 20 years by then. A large part of their population too, were ...
In every movie, cartoon, comic or any other fictional sources I have read or watched that involves sea pirates, it is always shown that their favorite beverage is rum. I want to know why sea pirates ...
I'm curious to know how the names of African slaves in the US changed from that of traditional names used by their tribes eventually to their modern, (mostly Christian) names. In other words, how did ...
A long time ago someone told me a story which is very unclear. They said that Haiti got the name from the American Civil War after the slave trade when the slaves occupied the country it was or ...
We know that South America was partitioned between Spain and Portugal in the early days of empire when Spain and Portugal were the major powers. Later, in the 19th century, when Spain and Portugal ...