Queen Nzinga Negotiating With Joao Corria de Sousa (1622)

This illustration depicts Queen Nzinga negotiating with the Portuguese governor of  Luanda. Joao Corria de Sousa thought that Ndongo and Matamba ( modern day Angola ) could be easily  conquered. Queen Nzinga would not allow or tolerate Portuguese aggression. Before she became Queen she was involved in peace negotiations attempting to solve the Portuguese problem by […]

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World War I (1914-1918)

 World War I was a mass global conflict involving the major empires of the world in the early 20th century. What began with the Age of Exploration resulted in the rise of an internationally dominant Europe. The British, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Italians, and Germans began expanding overseas. From the 1400s on wards, Europe would […]

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