In 1510 and the following years King Ferdinand ordered a number of Africans to be sent to that colony for the working of the mines.
According to the census of 1872 the total population was 9,930,478, of which 1,510,806 were slaves; the race enumeration gave 3,787,289 whites, 1,959,452 Africans, 386,955 Indians, and 3,801,782 mixed bloods.
In the outskirts is a village of Africans from the Sudan - a curious remnant of the forces collected by Ali Pasha.
We speak of the Saracen very much as we speak of the Norman; for of the Mussulman masters of Sicily very many must have been only artificial Arabs, Africans who had adopted the creed, language and manners of Arabia.
Demons, when they are regarded as spirits, may belong to either of the classes of spirits recognized by primitive animism; that is to say, they may be human, or non-human, separable souls, or discarnate spirits which have never inhabited a body; a sharp distinction is often drawn between these two classes, notably by the Melanesians, the West Africans and others; the Arab jinn, for example, are not reducible to modified human souls; at the same time these classes are frequently conceived as producing identical results, e.g.
The individuals among the American Quakers who laboured most earnestly and indefatigably on behalf of the Africans were John Woolman (1720-1773) and Anthony Benezet (1713-1784), the latter a son of a French Huguenot driven from France by the revocation of the edict of Nantes.
Yet by the connivance of the local administrative authorities 54,000 Africans continued to be annually imported.
This analysis, if correct, indicates that the vegetative increase of the whites has been greater than that of the Africans and mixed races.
In the latter case, the tribunal was to consist of bishops from the neighbouring provinces, assisted - if he so chose - by legates of the Roman bishop. The clauses thus made the bishop of Rome president of a revisionary court; and afterwards Zosimus unsuccessfully attempted to employ these canons of Sardica, as decisions of the council of Nice, against the Africans.
Those Africans whose " nationalism " was greatest looked to Dinizulu as their leader, and he was accused by many colonists of having incited the rebellion.
Whether originally imported from Europe by the Portuguese or brought from the north by Africans is not certain.
Of the aboriginal South Africans in the Transvaal, at the 1904 census, 77.69% were born in the Transvaal.
Both the Leonards, as well as many of their followers, were South Africans by birth.
The problem was both economic and racial, and on both grounds South Africans showed a determination to exclude the competition of Indians and other Asiatics.
Perhaps a closer approximation would be to rate the creole element (whites of European descent) at 10%, as in Colombia, and the mixed races at 70%, the remainder consisting of Africans, Indians and resident foreigners.
The population of Peru is mixed, including whites, Indians, Africans, Asiatics, and their mixtures and sub-mixtures.
The Africans were introduced as slaves soon after the conquest, because the coast Indians were physically incapable of performing the work required of them on the sugar estates.
Both were full-blooded Africans.
Traces of a somewhat similar story have also been met with among the Mongolian Tharus in northern India (Report of the Census of Bengal, 1872, p. 160), and, according to Dr Livingstone, among the Africans of Lake Ngami.
The emigration movement proved a failure, and Las Casas lived long enough to express his shame for having been so slow to see that Africans were as much entitled to freedom as were the natives of the New World.
Again, the Sabaeans had colonies in Africa and there mingled with the black Africans; and so in Gen.
If now the native Americans be compared with the races of the regions across the oceans to their east and west, it will be seen that their unlikeness is extreme to the races eastward of them, whether white Europeans or black Africans.
Augustine, again, stood on the shoulders of Tertullian and Cyprian; and these three North Africans are the fathers of the Western churches.
These instruments they have from us, and made by our artists, and they do not in the least vary from ours, except that the characters are Arabic. The Arabs are the most skilful navigators of all the Asiatics or Africans; but neither they nor the Indians make use of charts, and they do not much want them; some they have, but they are copied from ours, for they are altogether ignorant of perspective."
About 1831 both she and her husband began to identify themselves with the anti-slavery cause, and in 1833 she published An Appeal for that Class of Americans called Africans, a stirring portrayal of the evils of slavery, and an argument for immediate abolition, which had a powerful influence in winning recruits to the anti-slavery cause.
The relieving force that marched into Kumasi consisted of moo fighting men (all West Africans), with 60 white officers and non-commissioned officers, two 75-millimetre guns, four seven-pounder guns and six Maxims.
Malarial fever is frequent, and even the Africans, especially those coming from other countries, suffer from it.
On his return he had built a church and had preached the independence of Africans.
In his days the soldiery at Samarra was increased by a large division of Africans (Maghribis).
The nearness of Brazil to the coast of Africa made it easy for the Portuguese to supply the growing lack of native labour by the wholesale importation of purchased or kidnapped Africans.
Whilst the governors found great difficulty in building up an industrious and agricultural community out of the medley of Africans brought to Sierra Leone, they had also to contend with the illicit slave trade which flourished in places close to the colony.
The South Africans of British descent are divided, mainly, into Anglicans, Wesleyans and Presbyterians.
From the time of his entrance into politics Rhodes endeavoured I to induce the leading men in the country to realize that a development of the whole country could and should be accomplished by South Africans for South Africans.
The introduction of this large alien element, leading from 1895 onwards to the passing of restrictive measures in Natal, was a mistake which South Africans elsewhere had no desire to repeat.
These triumphs of the Dutch section of South Africans were followed in the general electioai in Cape Colony early in 1908 by a sweeping victory of the Bond, helped by the suffrages of re-enfranchised rebels.
South Africans had thus after seventy years of discord agreed upon union.
Botha, in July 1915, removed the German menace to Angola and gave the province the British (South Africans) as neighbours on the south.
They also visit beekeepers I remote miombo woodland and get to know Africans as friends.
enslaved Africans of the new colonies.
In the Western press these kinds of things are often reported with racist overtones: 'What can one expect of Africans?
pyramid builders were not black Africans.
The new gold rush Expat South Africans and Britons alike have been quick to capitalize on the weak rand.
In 1791 these Africans began the only successful national slave revolt in history.
Councilor Smith told searchlight, " There is no scheme called Africans for Essex.
siren voices telling Africans visiting the United States, The Soviet Union or Britain, must have been tempting indeed.
tonneBritain, the average person creates around 10 tons of carbon dioxide every year, compared to the two tons produced by Africans.
Africans were severely underrepresented (numbering, I believe, only 400) Ã¢ but even this was apparently an improvement over previous years.
In the past millions of Africans fought for a vote to be able to free themselves from the colonial yoke.
On the other hand, among the Africans of Punt the waistcloth passes from each knee to the opposite thigh, and two sashes hang down to conceal the parts where they intersect (Miller, r08).
And for some reason he went to kill Africans, and killed them so well and was so cunning and wise that when he returned to France he ordered everybody to obey him, and they all obeyed him.
Mr Walker challenged the quietly held belief that the pyramid builders were not black Africans.
Councilor Smith told Searchlight, There is no scheme called Africans for Essex.
These siren voices telling Africans visiting the United States, The Soviet Union or Britain, must have been tempting indeed.
Africans or gay men, in particular, have to realize that we could become a threatened species.
In Britain, the average person creates around 10 tons of carbon dioxide every year, compared to the two tons produced by Africans.
History relays the story of how many Africans lost their given names once they were sold into slavery, with many taking on the names of their owners and others receiving new names by their owners.
The third major factor is race; West Africans are ten times more likely to have fraternal twins than Chinese or Japanese, with Caucasians intermediate.
VP is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner and is especially prominent in South Africans of Dutch descent.
Interestingly, it appears that the affected South Africans are descendants of two Dutch settlers who came to South Africa in 1680.
These slaves were imported when the Indigenous were uncooperative, and the Africans were much easier to control.
Bead for Life Store-When you purchase beads from the Bead for Life store, you help impoverished Africans build a better life.
In response to the imperial summons, five to six hundred bishops, all Eastern, except the Roman legates and two Africans, assembled in Chalcedon on the Sth of October 451.
population to 14,333,915, which, according to an unofficial analysis (Statesman's Year Book, 1905), was made up of 6,302,198 whites, 4,638,495 mixed bloods, 2,097,426 Africans, and 1,295,79& Indians.
The tradition was continued in the 4th century by Nonius Marcellus and C. Marius Victorinus, both Africans; Aelius Donatus, the grammarian and commentator on Terence and Virgil, Flavius Sosipater Charisius and Diomedes, and Servius, the author of a valuable commentary on Virgil.
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