Explore How the Slaves Freed Themselves in the Haitian RevolutionFree History BONUS Inside!The Haitian Revolution was a slave rebellion that began in 1791 in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, now known as Haiti. On this small island, the tyrants were the slave owners, people who not only denied their slaves freedom, but felt justified in killing them.The Haitian Revolution began to change the way slaves were viewed all over the world. Although it took nearly another 100 years to eradicate slavery in the west, the parallels between what the Americans and French had done to the slaves was impossible to ignore. The Haitian Revolution was the first and only time that a slave rebellion resulted in a new state. Some of the topics covered in this book include:The Wealth from Saint-DomingueBeg...
Genre: History, Reference, Nonfiction
Size: 95 pages
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Genre: History, Reference
Size: 16 pages
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BUS STOP READS ARE SHORT QUICK READS
17 DEADLY WOMEN THROUGH THE AGES
TRUE CRIME: WOMEN SERIAL KILLERS
Our society can barely account for evil in males, let alone imagine it in females. The female nests, creates, and nurtures doesn’t she or is it that we just want to believe in the intrinsic non-threatening nature of women?
Yet, history is full of instrumentally violent women: women who have fought wars and battles throughout the world, with no less ferociousness than men, women such as Dynamis of Bosphorous, who starved her husband to death and took control of his kingdom, or Artemisia, the queen of Halicarnassus in the 5th century, who conducted a brilliant but brutal military campaign against the Greeks. Mary Tudor, Queen Mary 1 of England, in 15...
Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, History, Reference, Nonfiction, True Crime
Size: 69 pages
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Siege of YorktownWhat kind of impact does a battle and siege from more than 200 years ago have on the world today? Yorktown held the key to the end of the American Revolution and allowed America to become not only a sovereign nation, but also set the stage for it to become a world power, worth keeping an eye on. Inside you will read about...✓ The Road to Yorktown✓ Opening Moves✓ The Troops in Motion✓ The Battle at Sea✓ The Calm Before the Storm✓ The Siege Commences✓ The FallWhen Washington moved against Cornwallis, the entire world held its breath. And when surrender was offered – first to the French – things could have ended very differently. One city. One long siege in the fall of the year – would change everything....
Genre: History, Americas, Reference, Nonfiction
Size: 49 pages
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In the midst of World War I, the Easter Rising took place in Dublin and throughout Ireland in April, 1916. The revolutionary movement faced many problems from the beginning, including splintered leadership, disorganized support, opposition from moderate supporters of home rule, and prepared retaliation from the British.
Inside you will read about...
✓ Background of the Easter Rebellion
✓ Planning the Easter Rising
✓ The Easter Rising Begins
✓ The Easter Rising, Days Two and Three
✓ The Easter Rising, Days Four and Five, and the Easter Rising Across Ireland
✓ The Easter Rising Comes to an End on Saturday
✓ Aftermath of the Easter Rising
Even though the rebels did not achieve their ultimate...
Genre: History, Europe, Reference, Nonfiction
Size: 46 pages
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In this book, conceived and written for the general reader as well as the specialist, Robert Edelman uses a case study of peasant behavior during a particular revolutionary situation to make an important contribution to one of the major debates in contemporary peasant studies. Edelman's subject is the peasantry of the right-bank Ukraine, and he uses local and regional archives seldom available to Western scholars to give a detailed picture of the ways in which the inhabitants of one of Russia’s most advanced agrarian regions expressed their discontent during the years 1905–1907. By the 1890s, the landlords of Russia’s Southwest had organized a highly successful capitalist form of agriculture, and Edelman demonstrates that their peasants responded to these dramatic economic changes by...
Genre: History, Europe, Reference, Russia, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
Size: 208 pages
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Haitian RevolutionRead On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.The Haitian Revolution began in 1791 in the French colony of Saint Domingue, when a group of slaves rebelled in order to secure their freedom and the end of slavery. In the midst of the French Revolution, slaves took advantage of volatile political, racial, and social circumstances. Inside you will read about...✓ The French Colony of Saint Domingue✓ Race and Class in Saint Domingue: The Coming of Revolution✓ The French Revolution in Saint Domingue✓ The Haitian Revolution Breaks Out✓ The Haitian Revolution and the World✓ Napoleon✓ The Continuing Struggle for FreedomAnd much more!With legendary leaders like Toussaint Louverture, they eventually defeated Napoleon’s France to form the indep...
Genre: History, Reference, Nonfiction
Size: 52 pages
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