Empire With Michael Portillo - Season 1, Episode 2 - Portillo's Hidden History The British Empire Series 1 Ep 2
Michael travels to the Empire’s Caribbean capital, Jamaica, to uncover how Britain amassed the wealth to conquer the world. In the mid-17th century, the undisputed global superpower was Spain, which controlled the Americas and Caribbean. But when Oliver Cromwell deposed King Charles I, he sent the first state-sponsored expeditions of conquest to take the parts of the Spanish Empire that were undefended. The first territory to be taken was Jamaica.
Empire With Michael Portillo was broadcast on SBS ONE at Thursday 26 November 2020, 10:25.
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