• Effects of Sugar Revolution - Economic
    Effects of Sugar Revolution - Economic During the seventeenth century the pattern of the Landownership changed from small planters to wealthy individuals and the price of land became extremely high as sugar became more profitable in the Caribbean. Previously tobacco and the other cash crops such...
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  • Triangular Trade , Middle Passage and Sugar Revolution.
    Diagram of a slave ship from the Atlantic slave trade. (From an Abstract of Evidence delivered before a select committee of the House of Commons in 1790 and 1791). The Middle Passage was the stage of the triangular trade in which millions of people from Africa were shipped to the New World, as pa...
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  • Sugar Revolution
    Sugar Studying sugar may seem like an ineffective way to approach the Caribbean’s rise to a globalized economy. It is quite the contrary, sugar rose to be an extremely popular and profitable staple for the international food economy. It grew to play a major role in what we know of today as the...
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  • DBQ #1 : Political, Social and Economic effects of the American Revolution
     The American Revolution was fought from 1775 to 1783, between [former] colonies and british soldiers. The revolution was fought so that the colonist could get from under the british government which they felt was overbearing and had been misusing their powers. The revolution which ended...
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  • Salvery and the Haitian Revolution
    Since the revolutionaries explicitly proclaimed liberty as their highest ideal, slavery was bound to come into question during the French Revolution. Even before 1789 critics had attacked the slave trade and slavery in the colonies. France had several colonies in the Caribbean in which slavery suppo...
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  • Assess the Impact of the Industrial Revolution in England on the Atlantic World
    The industrial revolution according to Neil Tonge in his historical account ‘challenging history- industrialization and society 1700 – 1914,’ can be classified as a change in industrial technology, organization of labourers, transport, and finance and business operation. In ‘A history of the...
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  • Factors Responsible for the Outbreak of the Haitian Revolution
    Resistance is commonly known as a fight or the opposition of the system of slavery, whereas, revolt is the refusal to obey or confirm to a certain order. One of the main resistance and revolt that occurred in the Caribbean was the Haitian Revolution. This School Based Assessment (SBA) is aimed at id...
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  • What Factors Accounted for the Limited Success of Tobacco and Other Agricultural Crops Before the Introduction of King Sugar in the Mid-17th Century?
    In order to ascertain the factors that accounted for the limited success of tobacco and other agricultural crops and more so, the switching to the crop of sugar cane, it will be necessary to consider the situations in the early 1600’s. To adequately assess these situations one must ask, what w...
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  • Caribbean Studies
    Defining The Caribbean * The Geographical Concept: * Countries lying in and around the Caribbean Sea * * The Geological Concept: * Countries lying on the Caribbean plate * * The Historical Concept: * Countries sharing the common historical past of European Co...
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  • Tutorial Questions for Caribbean History
    PAST PAPER QUESTIONS – CARIBBEAN HISTORY Emancipation 1. How significant was the rebellion in Jamaica (Christmas Rebellion) in 1831-2 as a cause of the passing of the Emancipation Act in 1833? 2. How significant a part did slaves play in ending slavery? 3. How important a factor w...
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  • Caribbean Studies
    Caribbean Studies notes Module 1 Caribbean society and culture Location of the Caribbean Greater Antilles: Cuba, Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic), Jamaica, Puerto Rico Lesser Antilles: * Windward islands: Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique * Leew...
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  • Caribbean Studies Paper
    CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL REPORT ON CANDIDATES’ WORK IN THE ADVANCED PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION MAY/JUNE 2010 CARIBBEAN STUDIES Copyright © 2010 Caribbean Examinations Council St Michael, Barbados All rights reserved. 2 GENERAL COMMENTS The Caribbean Studies examination comprise...
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  • Caribbean History
    CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate CSEC CARIBBEAN HISTORY SYLLABUS Effective for examinations from May/June 2011 Published by the Caribbean Examinations Council © 2010, Caribbean Examinations Council All rights reserved. No part of this...
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  • Sugar Cane Ti
    ssue cultureTISSUE CULTURE STUDIES OF SUGARCANE A DISSERTATION By Mr. Rupinder Singh Roll No. 3010118 SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE AWARD OF THE DEGREE OF MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN BIOTECHNOLOGY Department of Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences Thapar...
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  • Us Imperialism and the Cuban Revolution
    Cuba, which exemplified a prime example of Spanish imperialism, saw an increasing rate of dissatisfaction with Spanish rule amongst its people. This displeasure prove to be inversely proportional to the country’s profitability, meaning, as the economy thrived, dissatisfaction with the Spanish regi...
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  • Vodou-Syncretism in the Caribbean
    Content Page Introduction 1-2 Definition of terms 3-5 How the process of syncretism started in the Caribbean 6 effects of syncretism in the Caribbean 7 Essential beliefs of vodou 8 Simple vodou ritual 9 Similarities between vodou and Catholism 10 Contemporary...
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  • Haitian Revolution
    Assess the significance of the Haitian Revolution (1794-1804) for European colonies in the Caribbean. The Haitian Revolution involved major conflict in the French Colony of Saint Domingue, which brought about the ending of slavery there and the founding of a Haitian Republic. The Haitian Revolut...
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  • Politics in the Caribbean
    : Discuss the connection between political parties and trade unions in Jamaica and one other Caribbean country, showing areas of similarity and difference. A Political Party is a political organization that normally seeks to influence government and government policy, this is done by nominating the...
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  • The Haitian Revolution
    INTRODUCTION The French Colony of Haiti was known to be the most profitable sugar producing colony, producing forty-five percent (45%) of the world’s sugar around 1789. The sugar plantations were owned by whites and sometimes mullatoes but operated by the slaves. Haiti or St. Domingue as it w...
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  • Haitian Revolution
    The Haitian Revolution brought about few immediate benefits to the people, besides independence, but resulted in political, social and economic instability up to 1825. Aims and Objectives 1. Impact of the revolution on Haiti. 2. Evaluate the economic, societal and political development of the n...
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