Direct Link: 5.04- The Prince of Caracas
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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
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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:
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After Columbus "discovered" America the Spanish built up an empire upon which the sun never set.
Direct Link: 5.01- The Conquest
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Direct Link: 4.19- The History of Haiti
Flag of Kingdom of Haiti:
King Henri I:
Flag Republic of Haiti:
Lakou Family Plots:
Flag Second Empire of Haiti:
Emperor Faustin I:
Return of Republic of Haiti:
National Bank of Haiti:
Pierre Nord Alexis:
Flag of United States 1915:
Flag Duvalier Regime:
Papa Doc Duvalier:
Deforestation. Haiti on Left, Dominican Republic on Right
Baby Doc Duvalier:
The "Boat People":
Return to Traditional Republic of Haiti:
Operation Uphold Democracy:
Cholera Outbreak (see: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/foreigners/2016/04/what_caused_haiti_s_cholera_epidemic_the_cdc_s_museum_knows_but_won_t_say.html)
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After declaring independence, Jean-Jacques Dessalines ordered the extermination of the white French.
Direct Link: 4.18- Death to the French
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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
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The new nation of Haiti was born on New Years Day 1804.
Direct Link: 4.17- Independence
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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
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