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Cape Verde History unearthed: TWO CAPE VERDEANS GIVE BIRTH TO THE FIRST PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC

Cape Verde History unearthed: TWO CAPE VERDEANS GIVE BIRTH TO THE FIRST PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC The Portuguese Republic was established as a result of a coup d’état that was organized by the Portuguese Republican Party on October 5th, 1910, which deposed ...

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CAPE VERDE UNEARTHED: The “BLACK FLAG REBELLION”

CAPE VERDE UNEARTHED: HISTORY SHOUT-OUT The “BLACK FLAG REBELLION” The story of the Black Flag Rebellion had its inception on the last island to be permanently settled on the archipelago of Cape Verde due to it is very dry climate. ...

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CAPE VERDE HISTORY UNEARTHED: Fogo’s Rebellion of 1581

CAPE VERDE UNEARTHED:HISTORY SUNDAY SHOUT-OUT “Fogo’s Rebellion of 1581” On August 4, 1578, while in a battle in Morocco, King Sebastian dies in battle without an heir. His death and lack of an heir will lead to a crisis for ...

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