Lest You Forget: Adjustments to Emancipation 1838–1876

Lest You Forget: Adjustments to Emancipation 1838–1876

By Doris V. Hamilton-Willie
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Book Description

Lest You Forget: A Study and Revision Guide for CXC Caribbean History, is a vital companion in the study of the Revised 2010 Caribbean Examination Council’s syllabus for Caribbean History.

This booklet provides:
• A detailed guide to study one theme in the syllabus.
• Study notes for easy reference.
• Handy revision questions to keep study on target, and Tips for studying and getting an “A” grade in the examination.

Booklets available in the Lest You Forget series:
• Indigenous Peoples and the Europeans
• Caribbean Economy and Slavery
• Resistance and Revolt.
• Movements towards Emancipation.
• The United States in the Caribbean, 1776–1985.
• Movements towards Independence and Regional Integration up to 1985.

Doris Hamilton-Willie is a trained teacher with an honours degree in History, from the University of the West Indies. She is an experienced teacher and is the former Head of the History Department at Cornwall College. She has worked as an assistant examiner and an examiner with the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) for eighteen years. She has also conducted a number of workshops in CXC History for the Ministry of Education and Youth.

Table of Contents
  • Cover Page
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Dedication
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Study Strategies and Techniques
  • In the Examination
  • To the Teacher
  • Adjustments to Emancipation, 1838-1876
    • Reasons planters feared sugar industry would be ruined after slavery
    • British Caribbean Sugar Industry, 1838—1876
    • Difficulties faced by the ex-enslaved
    • Ways in which the ex-enslaved made a living
    • Reasons for decrease in labour supply after emancipation
    • Immigration to British, French and Dutch territories
    • Recruitment of Immigrants
    • Indian Immigration
    • Effects of Immigration after 1838
    • The Establishment of Free Villages and the effects on labour problems
    • Non-conformist missionaries and the peasantry
    • Problems faced by British Caribbean governments after emancipation
    • Developments in Education in the British Caribbean between 1838 and 1876
    • The Response of the Jamaican Peasantry to Representative Government
  • Questions to consider
  • Bibliography
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