Salsa music originated in Eastern Cuba in the early 1900s. The music came from a mix of Spanish and Afro-Cuban music, using both rhythms and instruments from each style. Salsa dance is a mixture of many various styles and techniques. It was created by immigrants coming to Latin America in search of better lives and African slaves. These people combined Danzón
Equiano then had to be put on the middle passage on a slave ship to the New World, which was the western hemisphere, after he was shipped from Barbados. This isn’t the only traveling he did. In 1763 which Equiano was approximately 18, he was sold by Captain Pascal to Captain James Duran and taken to Montserrat in the Caribbean Islands. He was then sold to the island's most primary merchant, Robert King. Because slavery
The colonization can be traced back to the slave trade era in the mid-1500s (Rodrigues 1965). Brazilian music traditions have been influenced from traditional African instruments, pattern of dancing, rhythm (Rivera 2001). Samba music, popular around the world, is a direct heir of African music called Afro-Brazilian music (Advameg, Countries and their cultures
In the Dominican Republic between the 1930s and 1960s, there was a family of sisters who was determined to make a change for the people of their country. Trujillo was an unruly, brutal, vicious dictator who ruled with an iron fist. Under his rule, anyone who would step out of line would be killed. This would include spreading word about how he ran his country. Trujillo made sure he knew what everyone was doing by deploying spies near most homes and businesses.
The controversial issue of the origins of the salsa dance and music dominates the music industry in the US. Various explanations exist on the factors and circumstances which led to the emergence of the Salsa dance in the United States. Moreover, the contribution of different Afro-Latin music styles in the development of salsa music and dance styles have been under dispute. These Afro-Latin music styles stem their impacts on themes such as sentimental expressions, ideological and religious sentiments, present occurrences and the supernatural. The Colonial rule of the Cuban and Puerto Rico regions by the Spaniards and North American conquest promoted activities such as slavery among Africans.
The Argentina dirty war took place between 1976-1979. The Dirty War in Argentina started after a military junta overthrew President Isabel Martínez de Perón and established a military dictatorship. The military dictatorship took over the country, and ran rampant, doing anything they wanted to. The military seized people from the streets, they were likely to never be seen again. As more evidence of human and civil rights violations came to light, The relatives of the disappeared formed a group called the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo and held a demonstration that brought international attention to the government-sponsored terrorism.
Although there are some relatively minor changes in the script, it is pretty accurate. Miller only changed thing to make it more interesting and entertaining. He omits a very important character: Cotton Mather, the most popular pastors in that time, he wrote the church book that I have previously mentioned. Another misrepresentation that Miller makes is Tituba, in the play she is an African American slave, but in actual history, she is of the Caribbean island of Barbados, however, she is still a
Trevor Price music as a social function is directly found in the speakeasies in the United States during the 1920’s and some of the 1930’s. Another difference between these two cultures is that European classical music consists of rigid form and is extremely rehearsed/structured. African traditional music contains more of a rhythm and bounce which is combined with improvisation in multiple parts of their songs. Most of jazz music contains improvisation. My favorite song containing improvisation from the jazz genre is called “Blue Train” by John Coltrane.
The outbreak of this uprising was in concern of many reasons, firstly the high level of corruption inside the country, secondly the gap between the social classes and the absolute power of the American over the country. But when Batista took the control by force he established despotic ideas of abolishing Cuba’s constitution and removing the power of the congress and that only was the spark that lit the bonfire of the uprising which took place between 1953-1959. In the beginning in 1953 on July 26 the opposition group of 170 men mainly formed by students and formal workers with Fidel Castro as his maximum figure, they had entered to the city of Santiago de Cuba and planned to attack the station of Moncada and finally try to persuade the citizens of the town to get rid of Batista but it was a completely failure. After this Castro and his supporters will be exile to Mexico where he strengthened his army and counted with the support of significant figures due to his principles of policy like nationalist ideas, stop with imperialism and established a social policy and finished with the era of “democracy” in Cuba. These new ideologies helped to the formation of “The Rebel army” name which will be given to Castro’s army by their enemies and attracted other figures such as the Argentinean “Che Guevara” whose role will have such importance in the freedom of Cuba over U.S influence.
“In these early years, Boukman, originally from Jamaica was the leading thinker and strategist” (Beckles and Shepherd 184). Boukman was a commander in the French military where he learned to use European arms and afterward he was the leader that gave directions to start the rebellion. The slaves knew him as ‘Zamba’ which was a spiritual leader in the voodoo faith and therefore was considered to be larger than life and thought to be immortal. Therefore when he was killed it broke the spirit of his followers. Another leader that assisted in the Haitian revolution is Toussaint L’Ouverture’s, who was the son of an educated slave.