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#1 History "They do not bear arms, and do not know them, for I showed them a sword, they took it by the edge and cut themselves out of ignorance." -Zinn pg. 1

#1 History "They do not bear arms, and do not know them, for I showed them a sword, they took it by the edge and cut themselves out of ignorance." -Zinn pg. 1

10 Slave Codes That Were Designed to Oppress and Humiliate Blacks. Enslaved Blacks and Africans did not readily accept slavery. There were many uprisings where white settlers were slain or injured, in the South and North. Plantation owners were fearful for their lives from a violent rebellion, so much so that they came together to create what they called “slave codes,” a succession of laws (some differed …

10 Slave Codes That Were Designed to Oppress and Humiliate Blacks. Enslaved Blacks and Africans did not readily accept slavery. There were many uprisings where white settlers were slain or injured, in the South and North. Plantation owners were fearful for their lives from a violent rebellion, so much so that they came together to create what they called “slave codes,” a succession of laws (some differed …

François-Dominique Toussaint Louverture, also Toussaint Bréda, Toussaint-Louverture (May 20, 1743 – April 7, 1803), was the leader of the Haitian Revolution. His military genius and political acumen led to the establishment of the independent black state of Haiti, transforming an entire society of slaves into a free, self-governing people. The success of the Haitian Revolution shook the institution of slavery throughout the New World.

François-Dominique Toussaint Louverture, also Toussaint Bréda, Toussaint-Louverture (May 20, 1743 – April 7, 1803), was the leader of the Haitian Revolution. His military genius and political acumen led to the establishment of the independent black state of Haiti, transforming an entire society of slaves into a free, self-governing people. The success of the Haitian Revolution shook the institution of slavery throughout the New World.

Fav Pike'n'Shot Pics - Page 33 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

Fav Pike'n'Shot Pics - Page 33 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History

Africa: people from the West African coast - Gabon, Guinea, Senegal…    Auguste racinet, from Le costume historique (The costume history) vol. 2, under the direction of A. Racinet, Paris, six volumes published between 1877 and 1886.

Africa: people from the West African coast - Gabon, Guinea, Senegal… Auguste racinet, from Le costume historique (The costume history) vol. 2, under the direction of A. Racinet, Paris, six volumes published between 1877 and 1886.

‘Slave, I before reasoned with you, but you have proved yourself unworthy of my condescension. Remember that I have power; you believe yourself miserable, but I can make you so wretched that the light of day will be hateful to you. You are my creator, but I am your master; obey!’ Much like the slave of Haiti, I took power over my owner. He will no longer use me as his pawn. I own him!

‘Slave, I before reasoned with you, but you have proved yourself unworthy of my condescension. Remember that I have power; you believe yourself miserable, but I can make you so wretched that the light of day will be hateful to you. You are my creator, but I am your master; obey!’ Much like the slave of Haiti, I took power over my owner. He will no longer use me as his pawn. I own him!

Roosevelt's "Rough Riders" in Tampa, Florida, USA 1898 on their way to Cuba to fight during the Spanish-American War.

Roosevelt's "Rough Riders" in Tampa, Florida, USA 1898 on their way to Cuba to fight during the Spanish-American War.

On This Day in 1541, Francisco Pizarro, Bane of the Incas, Was Assassinated

On This Day in 1541, Francisco Pizarro, Bane of the Incas, Was Assassinated

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