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CULTURE

How the British Fought The Aro Confederacy in 1901, To Stop Them From Selling Their People As Slaves

The Aro Confederacy (1690s-1902) was the premier Igbo slave-trading power of the late 18th and 19th century. The Confederacy ruled by an "Eze" known as the "Eze Aro" and a circle of Priests, thrived on interregional trade and the selling of its most of precious commodity, that is human slaves, which it acquired through its oracle, "Ibini Ukpabi".

  1 year ago ago
How the British Fought The Aro Confederacy in 1901, To Stop Them From Selling Their People As Slaves

CULTURE

History: how the British soldiers invaded and destroyed the Arochukwu Confederacy.

If you are familiar with the history of Igbo people then you must have heard of the Arochukwu Confederacy. This Confederacy is known to be one of the greatest Confederacy to have ever existed in the history of Igbo people. The people of Arochukwu dominated all the trading and economic activities in Igbo land but their dominance wasn't for long as it was threatened by the British colonial masters.

  1 year ago ago
History: how the British soldiers invaded and destroyed the Arochukwu Confederacy.

CULTURE

2 great kingdoms in pre-colonial Nigeria that stood against British colonialization

1) Arochukwu Confederacy: this Confederacy is undoubtedly the most powerful Kingdom that was built by the Igbo people of Nigeria, it lasted for more than five centuries. During the British conquest of Nigeria, the Arochukwu Confederacy stood against them and even engaged them in blood battle until they were finally defeated in a war which lasted from 1901 to 1902.

  1 year ago ago
2 great kingdoms in pre-colonial Nigeria that stood against British colonialization

MILITARY

Here Is Why America Fought A Civil War From 1861 to 1865

The American civil war which lasted from April 1861 to June 23, 1865, claimed between 620,000 and 750,000 lives and remains the deadliest military conflict in the country's history , accounting for more American military deaths than all other wars combined including World War I and II and the Vietnamese war. It was a war that could be termed as one of the earliest industrial wars in the sense that it was fought with some level of sophistication in armoury and information technology. The railroad, the telegram,

  2 years ago ago
Here Is Why America Fought A Civil War From 1861 to 1865

RELIGION

See the Excuses Britain Gave for Invading Igboland in 1902 (History)

The Aro Confederacy (also called Biafara, Arochukwu, Arondizogu) was the biggest Confederacy in the Middle Belt, Eastern Part of the country and even into Cameroon and Equitorial Guinea. Though they had a king, they were ruled like a Confederacy with each village controlling its own affairs through a council of elders. Many Igbo villages in the hinterland didn't know they were being used by Arochukwu. They thought Aro was just a spiritual home which served as the mouth piece of the " "great" Oracle Ibini Uk

  2 years ago ago
See the Excuses Britain Gave for Invading Igboland in 1902 (History)

LIFESTYLE

Bloody wars in the history of man.

5. Battle of Gettyburg, 1863 Belligerent: Union vs Confederacy. Casualties: unionists 23000; Confederates 23000. Total: 46000. Reult; union victory The day the tide of war turned in favour of the union during the American civil war. 4. The battle of cannae, 216BC Belligerent; Carthage Vs Rome Casualties: carthagians 10000; Romans 50000. Total: 60000 Result ; carthagians victory. 3. The first day of the Somme, 1 July 1916 Belligerent: Britain Vs Germany Casualties: British 60000; Germany 8000. Total: 68000 Result:

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Bloody wars in the history of man.

POLITICS

Restructuring: this is Ojukwu's perspective for Nigeria in 1966.

The Aburi agreement as a constitutional documents that seems to achieved a slightly decentralized form of government with the aim of handing the regions some level of autonomy in their quest for social, political,economic independence. The operations and performance of key actors in the conference and strategies adopted to score vital points and influence the outcome of the conference. It is pertinent that government revisit the Aburi documents with the intention to apply and coordinate some of recommendations

  2 years ago ago
Restructuring: this is Ojukwu's perspective for Nigeria in 1966.

MILITARY

Divers Uncover a Strange Sunken Object that Contains a Controversial Message

The American Civil War is perhaps remembered as the bloodiest in the country’s history — and for good reason. Between 620,000 and 750,000 individuals lost their lives in the conflict, more than the total number of U.S. military deaths in all other wars combined. This high casualty count was in large part due to the introduction of advanced military technologies, including rapid-firing weapons and ironclad warships. However, one new invention gave Confederate troops in particular a significant edge when

  2 years ago ago
Divers Uncover a Strange Sunken Object that Contains a Controversial Message