New answers tagged

5

Indeed, Mandela did not want to renounce violence, during his incarceration, as a means of political change. While he had been offered an end to his imprisonment quite a few times, he categorically refused on the basis that entering an agreement that did not acquiesce to the ANC's demands would be to betray his cause and the South-African people. Take for ...


2

As an aside, everyone usually talks about the might of the Spanish Empire, while overlooking the fact that 98% of Spain's colonies were in the Americas, and thus their empire was largely limited to 1/3 of the western hemisphere. By contrast, the Portuguese empire was far more widespread geographically, in that Portugal had colonies all over the world. This ...



Top 50 recent answers are included