Haiti, known as the "jewel of the islands", was the first independent nation of Latin America and the Caribbean, the first black-led republic in the world, and the second republic in the Americas when it gained independence in 1804 as part of a successful slave revolution lasting nearly a decade. Our Heroes Toussaint Louverture and Jean Jacques Dessaline.
The limits of the digital revolution : how mass media culture endures in a social media world / Derek Hrynyshyn
Graphic Organizer - The Agricultural Revolution - How Farming Changed Everything
This graphic organizer can be used to illustrate the dramatic impact of the Agricultural Revolution on the cultural development of ancient humans. It is useful as a quick introduction or a review at the end of a unit on the rise of civilization in the ancient world.
Chilton’s first post-Box Tops and pre-Big Star recordings. In the latter months of 1969, somewhere between the moon landing and the start of the Vietnam draft, the concerts at Woodstock and Altamont, Alex Chilton decided to take back his life. During that annus mirabilis, while the world experienced a generationally sparked social, political, and cultural upheaval, the 18-year-old Chilton was in the midst of a revolution of his own. For the past year, Chilton had been strapped in a creative…
CAs Food & Drink | The real secret behind P.F. Chang's success - In the 1960s, particularly in San Francisco, flower power ruled, a counter-culture revolution was underway, and psychedelic rock drifted from open windows in Haight-Ashbury. Just four miles east, and a world away culturally, a culinary revolution was happening in Chinatown thanks to Cecilia Chiang, the founder of both authentic Chinese cuisine in America and the legendary restaurant The Mandarin.
Belgian photographer Johan Lolos spent one week in Jordan to capture the raw beauty in the desert dunes, canyons and ancient wonders of the Arab nation. Bordered by Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Iraq, Jordan is located at the crossroads of the Middle East. It strikes the balance of preserving a traditional way of life while becoming one of the Arab world’s most cosmopolitan and liberal countries. The nation’s moderate, non-ideological and revolution-averse political culture has meant that…