History for CSEC® Examinations Book 2: Emancipation to Emigration 
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History for CSEC® Examinations Book 2: Emancipation to Emigration 

By Robert Greenwood, Brian Dyde
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History for CSEC® Examinations will prove indispensable to anyone teaching or studying the history of the region. The series, comprising three books, tells in a straightforward and stimulating way the story of the people of many races and of many nations who have inhabited the region from the earliest times up to the present day.Book 2: Emancipation to EmigrationBook 2 concentrates on the events of the nineteenth century; in particular Emancipation and its aftermath and the beginning of the presence of the United States in the region. Please note that this is an eBook version of this title and can NOT be printed. For more information about eBooks, including how to download the software you’ll need, see our FAQs page.

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • List of Maps
  • Preface to the Third Edition
  • 1 European Rivalry in the Caribbean in the Eighteenth Century
    • Relative positions of the European powers in the Caribbean
      • Naval power
      • Economic aims of the powers
    • The effects of the eighteenth-century wars on the West Indies
      • The War of Spanish Succession
      • The War of Jenkins' Ear
      • The War of Austrian Succession
      • The Seven Years' War
      • The effects of the Seven Years' War
      • The War of American Independence
      • The effects of the War of American Independence
    • The United States and the Caribbean in the eighteenth century
      • The position in 1783
      • Factors favouring an aggressive policy
      • Factors favouring a peaceful policy
      • Becoming a Caribbean power
      • 'Manifest Destiny'
    • Conclusion
  • 2 The Haitian Revolution
    • The French Revolution
      • The effect of the Revolution in the French Caribbean
    • The effect of the Revolution in St Domingue
      • The effect on the white population
      • The effect on the coloured population
      • The effect on the slave population
      • The coloured revolt of 1790
      • The slave rising around Cap Français in 1791
      • The Jacobin Commission
      • British Intervention in St Domingue
    • Toussaint Louverture
      • Toussaint's rise to power
      • Toussaint's domination of St Domingue
      • Toussaint's Constitution
      • Napoleon's attitude to Toussaint
    • The attempted 'pacification' of St Domingue
      • Leclerc's expedition to St Domingue
      • Christophe and Dessalines take over
      • Haitian independence
    • The price of independence
      • Loss of life
      • Political chaos
      • Economic ruin
      • The boost to other sugar producers
    • Effects of the Haitian Revolution on other countries
  • 3 Europe and the United States in the Caribbean, 1783–1823
    • The French Revolutionary Wars
      • Victor Hugues and Julien Fédon
      • The Black Carib revolt in St Vincent
      • Seizure of the Dutch, Danish and Swedish colonies
      • The widening of the war in the Caribbean
      • The West India Regiments
    • The Napoleonic Wars
    • The economic effects of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars
    • The United States and the Caribbean
      • Spanish American independence
      • The Monroe Doctrine
      • The United States and Cuba
  • 4 The Control and Treatment of Slaves
    • Slavery and the law
    • Slave laws and codes in the British Caribbean
      • The origin of the slave codes
      • The features of the slave codes
      • Punishments
      • Manumission
      • Marriage and divorce
      • Religion
      • Education
    • Forces of law and order
      • The Militia
      • British troops
      • Constables
    • Other forms of slave control
      • Pro-slavery alliances
    • Amelioration
      • The Huggins and Hodge cases
    • Slave codes in the non-British Caribbean
      • The Spanish Code
      • The French Code
      • The Dutch and Danish Codes
    • Conclusion
  • 5 Resistance and Revolt
    • Response to slavery
      • Passive resistance
      • Amerindian influence on resistance
      • Resistance through African culture
      • Active resistance
    • Marronage
    • The Maroons in Jamaica
      • The First Maroon War
      • The Second Maroon War
    • The Bush Negroes of Surinam
    • Slave rebellions
      • The 1763 rebellion in Berbice
      • The spread of the rebellion
      • The arrival of troops
      • The death of Kofi
      • A National Hero
    • The late slave rebellions in the British West Indies
      • The 1816 revolt in Barbados
      • The 1823 revolt in Demerara
      • The 1831 revolt in Jamaica, the 'Western Liberation Uprising'
    • Conclusion
  • 6 Slavery Challenged
    • Attitudes towards slavery
      • Pre-eighteenth-century attitudes
      • Acquisition and justification
      • Racial attitudes
      • Eighteenth-century attitudes
      • Arguments used to condone slavery
      • Arguments used to condemn slavery
    • The British anti-slavery movement
      • The Quakers
      • The Clapham Sect, or 'The Saints'
      • Industrialists
    • The campaign for the abolition of the slave trade
      • The campaign outside Parliament
      • The campaign in Parliament
      • The West India Interest
    • The abolition of the slave trade
      • Difficulties in enforcing the abolition of the slave trade
    • Better days for the free coloureds
  • 7 The Emancipation of Slaves
    • Amelioration
      • The Registration of Slaves
      • The Amelioration Bill
      • The failure of amelioration
    • Missionaries in the British West Indies
      • Nonconformist missions
      • The persecution of missionaries
      • Other obstacles faced by the missionaries
      • Conclusion
    • The emancipation of slaves
      • Immediate causes
      • The Emancipation Act, 1833
      • Compensation
    • The apprenticeship system
      • Reasons for apprenticeship
      • Apprenticeship at work
      • Special magistrates
      • The end of apprenticeship
    • Abolition and emancipation in the non-British Caribbean
      • The French islands
      • The Spanish islands
      • The Dutch colonies
      • The Swedish and Danish islands
    • Conclusion
  • 8 Post-Emancipation Adjustments
    • The immediate post-emancipation period
      • The new labouring class in 1838
      • The attitude of the labourers
      • The attitude of the planters
      • The effect on sugar production
      • Wages and fringe benefits
      • Sugar cultivation by independent blacks
    • The 'free village' movement
      • Free villages in Jamaica
      • Free villages in other colonies
    • The labour situation after emancipation
  • 9 Immigrant Labour
    • Official reaction to immigration
    • Immigration schemes
      • European labour
      • Madeirans and Maltese
      • Free African immigration
      • Chinese immigration
      • Indian immigration
      • The contracts
      • Organisation of Asian immigration schemes
    • 'The New Slavery'
    • Immigration to non-British colonies
      • The Dutch colonies
      • The French colonies
      • Cuba
    • The effects of immigration in the British colonies
      • On the sugar industry
      • On culture and society
  • 10 Problems of the Caribbean Sugar Industry
    • British West Indian sugar before 1846
      • Sugar prices
    • The Sugar Equalisation Act, 1846
      • Free trade
      • Results of the 1846 Act
      • Surviving the crisis
    • The Encumbered Estates Act, 1854
    • Foreign competition
      • Cuba
      • The natural advantages of Cuba
      • The man-made advantages of Cuba
      • The sugar revolution in Cuba
      • The Dominican Republic
      • Louisiana and Brazil
      • European beet sugar
    • The backwardness of the British West Indian sugar industry
      • Causes
      • The Royal Commission of 1882–83
      • The Norman Commission of 1896
    • The need for alternative crops
      • Before the Norman Commission
      • Small farming and alternative crops
      • The importance of the Norman Commission
  • 11 Constitutional Developments in theBritish Caribbean in the Nineteenth Century
    • Breakdown of the representative system of government
      • The representative system
      • Non-cooperative Assemblies
      • The judiciary
      • Local government
    • Status of Trinidad, St Lucia and British Guiana
      • Trinidad
      • St Lucia
      • British Guiana
    • The Morant Bay Rebellion
      • The hardships of the 1850s and 1860s
      • The key personalities
      • Events leading to the rebellion
      • The rebellion
      • The repression
      • Judgement on Eyre
    • The change to Crown Colony government
      • Crown Colony government in Jamaica
      • Crown Colony government in the Windward Islands
      • Crown Colony government in the Leeward Islands
      • Bahamas, Bermuda and Barbados
    • Crown Colony government at work
    • Conclusion
  • 12 Religion in the British Caribbean in the Nineteenth Century
    • The Anglican Church
      • Church of England missions
      • Reforms in the Anglican Church
      • The creation of two dioceses
      • Post-emancipation period
      • The disestablishment of the Church of England
      • Barbados
    • Nonconformist Churches
      • The Moravians
      • The Wesleyan Methodists
      • The Baptists
      • Nonconformist missions
      • Persecution of Nonconformist Churches
      • Post-emancipation
    • The Roman Catholic Church
    • Immigrant religions
      • Hinduism
      • Islam
      • Hinduism and Islam in the West Indies
  • 13 Social Life and Changes, 1838–1914
    • After emancipation
      • Divisions in society
      • The anti-Portuguese riot in British Guiana
      • Religious and cultural divisions
      • The absence of social mobility
      • The emergence of a diverse culture
      • West Indian soldiers
    • Social patterns
      • Marriage
      • Matrifocal families
      • Segregation of the sexes
      • Kinship
      • The 'yard'
      • Social welfare
    • Education
      • Charity schools
      • Mission schools
      • The training of teachers
      • School attendance
      • The dual system
      • Education under Crown Colony government
      • Secondary education
      • Curriculum
      • Social results of education by 1914
    • Public health and medical services
      • Public works
    • Communications
      • Railways
      • Sea transport
      • Posts and telegraphs
    • Emigration
      • Background to emigration
      • Trinidad and British Guiana
      • Panama
      • Central America
      • Cuba and the Dominican Republic
      • The United States
    • Conclusion
  • Revision Questions
  • Further Reading
  • Index
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • H
    • I
    • J
    • K
    • L
    • M
    • N
    • O
    • P
    • Q
    • R
    • S
    • T
    • U
    • V
    • W
    • Y
  • Back Cover
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