In this course you’ve already learned that history is about interpretation, and what that means is – asking questions about the past, seeking out evidence to answer those questions, and making arguments about the past.
In this video we’ll be discussing the period in world history known as the atlantic revolutions. We spent quite a bit of time in this course discussing the creation of the atlantic world, and the atlantic world is a term given to the economic; cultural; social demographic and political connections that existed between europe; africa; and the americas after the age of conquest, after the age of colony building.
In our last video we discussed the rise of the period known as the atlantic revolutions, from the perspective of the american revolution and the french revolution. So what we’re going to do in this video is to shift back across the atlantic to the caribbean to talk about the influence of these new kinds of ideas, these new revolutionary ideas that were coming out of the enlightenment, and the american and french revolutions and how they affected the other colonies in the new world, and so what we’ll do – what we’ll start with is the haitian revolution.
In this video we'll be talking about the end to european empires that were established in africa and asia in the late 19th century. This is a period known as decolonization – and decolonization can be defined as the struggle – by colonized men and women in africa and asia – for an end to european empires.
< /form> predator park owner christa saayman was left horrified after six of her lions were brutally butchered for their body parts to be used in black magic rituals poachers hacked the heads and paws off four fully grown lions and also killed two cubs the animals were poisoned then mutilated at the mystic monkeys & feathers wildlife park just north of pretoria the capital city of south africa two white lions called aslem and aiden who were favourites with tourists met a horrific death as did a brown lion sussie and lioness jessie and the two lion cubs park owner christa, 55, said: " it was cruel, inhumane and devastating.