If you can’t imagine life without chocolate, you’re lucky you weren’t born before the 16th century. Until then, chocolate only existed as a bitter, foamy drink in Mesoamerica. So how did we get from a bitter beverage to the chocolate bars of today? Deanna Pucciarelli traces the fascinating and often cruel history of chocolate.
SchoolTube History videos feature a wide variety of teachers, academics, students, and publishing professionals sharing their knowledge and learning experiences both in lecture format and in entertaining settings. ScholTube showcases American History and World History for educators and students. Traditional American history generally covers the significant constitutional, political, intellectual, economic, and foreign policy trends and issues that have shaped the course of American history; and the key episodes, turning points, and leading figures involved in the constitutional, political, intellectual, diplomatic, and economic history of the United States. World history generally looks for common themes that emerge across all cultures. World historians concentrate on two major focal points: integration (how processes of world history have drawn people of the world together and apart) and differences (how diverse cultures in world history have evolved over time to reveal the many complexities of the human experience).