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Do not buy land in Poyais. Direct Link: 5.17a- Supplemental Gregor MacGregor Sketch of the Mosquito Shore, Including the Territory of Poyais by Captain Thomas Strangeways Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Revolutions
In 1820 a mutiny in Cádiz changed the course of Spanish American history. Direct Link: 5.17- The Big Rock On The Side Of The Road Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2016 at Revolutions
In July 1819 Bolívar led a legendary march into the mountains to liberate New Granada once and for all. Direct Link: 5.16- Over The Mountains Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2016 at Revolutions
In January 1818 Simón Bolívar met José Antonio Páez. The War of Venezuelan Independence would never be the same. Direct Link: 5.15- The Centaur of the Plains Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2016 at Revolutions
With an assist from the Republic of Haiti, Simon Bolivar launched a new expedition to Venezuela in 1816. Direct Link: 5.14- El Jefe Supremo Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2016 at Revolutions
Enter José de San Martín and Bernardo O'Higgins. Direct Link: 5.13- The Letter From Jamaica Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2016 at Revolutions
The restoration of King Ferdinand VII spelled big trouble for Spanish American Independence. Direct Link: 5.12- The Desired One Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2016 at Revolutions
In 1814 Simón Bolívar met the Legions of Hell. It wasn't pretty. Direct Link: 5.11- The Legions of Hell [Technical difficulties finishing a map. There should be one here tomorrow] Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2016 at Revolutions
Simón Bolívar left Venezuela in 1812. He came back in 1813. Direct Link: 5.10- War To The Death [Update: Fixed Pronunciation of Curaçao. There was an array of "correct" options to choose from (cure-ah-sow/ker-ah-so/cure-ah-so/ker-ah-saow) I went with the US version here (which seemed to be one of the most common). My original attempt was nowhere close to any of these. Upside down smiley face emoji] Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2016 at Revolutions
Things did not go well for the First Venezuelan Republic. Direct Link: 5.09- God's Divine Wrath Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2016 at Revolutions
in 1810 Simón Bolívar brought Francisco de Miranda home. Direct Link: 5.08- The Patriotic Society For The Development of Agriculture and Livestock Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2016 at Revolutions
Further unrest plagued Spanish America in 1809 as the situation deteriorated back in Spain. Direct Link: 5.07- The First Cry For Liberty Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2016 at Revolutions
In May 1808 Napoleon deposed the Spanish Monarchy. Direct Link: 5.06- The Abdications of Bayonne Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2016 at Revolutions
1n 1806, two invasions of South America tested the waters of independence. Also, Bolívar swears to liberate his country or die trying. Direct Link: 5.05- The Leander Expedition Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2016 at Revolutions
Enter Bolívar. Direct Link: 5.04- The Prince of Caracas Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2016 at Revolutions
After the Seven Years War the Spanish American Empire was hit with an array of revolts. Also six degrees of Francisco de Miranda. Direct Link: 5.03- The Precursors Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2016 at Revolutions
After the Bourbons came to power they reformed the Spanish Empire and along the way created the Viceroyalty of New Granada. Direct Link: 5.02- New Granada The Viceroyalty of New Granada and Assorted Points of Interest: Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at Revolutions
NOW ON SALE! BUY IT! Announcement Link: The History of Rome Vol I: The Republic Announcement Amazon: Paperback Edition Amazon: Kindle Edition NOW ON SALE! BUY IT! Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at Revolutions
After Columbus "discovered" America the Spanish built up an empire upon which the sun never set. Direct Link: 5.01- The Conquest Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at Revolutions
1806-Present. Enjoy. Direct Link: 4.19- The History of Haiti Flag of Kingdom of Haiti: King Henri I: Flag Republic of Haiti: Alexandre Petion: Jean-Pierre Boyer: Lakou Family Plots: Flag Second Empire of Haiti: Emperor Faustin I: Return of Republic of Haiti: Fabre Geffrard: Nissage Saget: Lysius Salomon: National Bank of Haiti: Florvil Hyppolite: Antenor Firmin: Pierre Nord Alexis: Flag of United States 1915: US Occupation: Gendarmerie: Smedley Butler: Charlemagne Peralte: Peralte Post-Assassination: Flag Duvalier Regime: Papa Doc Duvalier: Tonton Macoutes: Deforestation. Haiti on Left, Dominican Republic on Right Baby Doc Duvalier: The "Boat People": Return to Traditional Republic of Haiti: Jean-Bertrand Aristide: Operation Uphold Democracy: Rene Preval: 2004 Coup: 2010 Earthquake: Cholera Outbreak (see: See ya June 5! Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2016 at Revolutions
After declaring independence, Jean-Jacques Dessalines ordered the extermination of the white French. Direct Link: 4.18- Death to the French Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2016 at Revolutions
Done at the headquarters of Gonaives, the first day of January 1804, the first year of independence. Direct Link: 4.17a- The Haitian Declaration of Independence Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2016 at Revolutions
The new nation of Haiti was born on New Years Day 1804. Direct Link: 4.17- Independence Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2016 at Revolutions
In the summer of 1802 the worst Yellow Fever epidemic on record hit Saint-Domingue--making it very difficult to re-impose slavery. Direct Link: 4.16- Dying Like Flies Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2016 at Revolutions
With the massive expedition he assembled, Bonaparte reckoned it would take three months to retake Saint-Domingue. Direct Link: 4.15- The Leclerc Expedition Battle of Crete-a-Pierrot Link to a bunch of pictures: Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2016 at Revolutions