Monday, March 8, 2021

The Slave Trade: Slave Ship Voyages to the West Indies

Before the Middle Passage to the West Indies, the typical slave ship spent up to a year off the coast of Africa collecting slaves. A...

USS MAINE Explosion in Havana in 1898: The Other Theory

There are a few theories about why the USS MAINE exploded in the Havana Harbor in the late 19th century. Including one that no...

Barbados Signal Stations

The signal stations in Barbados originated during the slave rebellion of 1816. It was the first slave uprising in Barbados history caused by a...

Early Caribbean Slave Revolts, Rebellions, and Conspiracies

Caribbean slave owners kept careful watch for suspected slave rebellions and thwarted most very quickly, but the Coromantees and Maroons kept trying. The Caribbean islands...

A Brief History of the Caribbean Region

Traces the development of the region from discovery by Christopher Columbus to independence of the nations from Colonial rule. Examines the impact the varying...