Saturday, December 18, 2010

Live Science, How Sugar Changed the World

Click on above title for link to Live Science.
"White Gold, as British colonists called it, was the engine of the slave trade that brought millions of Africans to the Americas beginning in the early 16th-century. The history of every nation in the Caribbean, much of South America and parts of the Southern United States was forever shaped by sugar cane plantations started as cash crops by European superpowers."

I found the above image on Dear Kitty. Link here.

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