6 days ago · Northern Ireland Tuaisceart Éireann (Irish) Norlin Airlann (Scots) Anthem: Various Location of Northern Ireland (dark green) – in Europe (green & dark grey) – in the United Kingdom (green) Status Country (constituent unit) Capital and largest city Belfast Languages [b] English Regional languages Irish Ulster Scots Ethnic groups (2011) 98.21% White 1.06% Asian 0.20% Black 0.53% other ...
The Atlantic slave trade was the result of, among other things, labour shortage, itself in turn created by the desire of European colonists to exploit New World land and resources for capital profits. Native peoples were at first utilized as slave labour by Europeans until a large number died from overwork and Old World diseases.
3 days ago · The discovery of gold in the region of Minas Gerais, in the 1690s, brought attention and new settlers to São Paulo. The Captaincy of São Paulo and do Ouro was created on November 3, 1709, when the Portuguese crown purchased the Captaincies of São Paulo and Santo Amaro from the former grantees.
- January 25, 1554; 467 years ago
- Kingdom of Portugal, United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves, Empire of Brazil
6 days ago · The culture of England is defined by the cultural norms of England and the English people.Owing to England's influential position within the United Kingdom it can sometimes be difficult to differentiate English culture from the culture of the United Kingdom as a whole.
3 days ago · The 1976 Summer Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques d'été de 1976), officially known as the Games of the XXI Olympiad (French: Jeux de la XXIe Olympiade) and commonly known as Montréal 1976, were an international multi-sport event held from July 17 to August 1, 1976, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
6 days ago · The demography of Scotland includes all aspects of population, past and present, in the area that is now Scotland. Scotland has a population of 5,463,300, as of 2019. The population growth rate in 2011 was estimated as 0.6% per annum according to the 2011 GROS Annual Review. Covering an area of 78,782 square kilometres (30,418 sq mi), Scotland ...
5 days ago · Margaret Hardenbroeck de Vries Philipse (c. 1637 – c. 1691) was a prominent and wealthy merchant in the colonial Province of New York.She inherited great wealth from her first husband after his early death, and later married another merchant and landowner, Frederick Philipse, who became 1st Lord of Philipse Manor.
Jul 23, 2021 · However, English rule did not extend over the whole island until the 16th–17th century Tudor conquest, which led to colonisation by settlers from Britain. In the 1690s, a system of Protestant English rule was designed to materially disadvantage the Catholic majority and Protestant dissenters, and was extended during the 18th century.
Jul 22, 2021 · William Chaloner was born in the 1650s and by the 1690s he was involved in many scams. William used to incite the Jacobites, that is, people who wished to put James II back on the English throne, into activities against the state and then used to implicate them, thus collecting monetary rewards from the English Government in the process.
2 days ago · Unknown, possibly leptospirosis with Weil syndrome. Classic explanations include yellow fever, bubonic plague, influenza, smallpox, chickenpox, typhus, and syndemic infection of hepatitis B and hepatitis D. Unknown (estimated 30–90% of population) 1629–1631 Italian plague (part of the Second plague pandemic ) 1629–1631.