The main industry was sugarcane. That was bad because there was a lot of people going for it.
During colonial times, the Caribbean Islands focused mainly on developing sugar cane industry
The United States established submarine bases in the Caribbean before and during WWII. The Caribbean islands proved vital to the protection of the United States.
There are several potential stopovers during a Caribbean cruise. These include Haiti and St. Thomas of the US Virgin Islands.
The Caribbean islands are nice all year long. They have tropical weather so you will be fine. To be safe I would go during the spring or summer time for warmer weather.
They are the people who come form the Caribbean islands neat the Gulf of Mexico. However their ancestry is probably part European and part African as the islands were settled during the slave trade.
The Windward Islands are made up of five islands: Dominica, Martinique, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Grenada. The Windward Islands were given their name because they were windward to the sailing ships that arrived in the Caribbean during the European colonization of the New World. The islands comprise the eastern boundary of the Caribbean Sea.
The first South Asians to come to the Caribbean came as indentured servants during the colonial period. Modern Indo-Caribbean's are their descendants.
Scarcity of labor led to the importation of African slaves.
by the Caribbean plate being pulled when the plates separated from Africa during the continental drift
The U.S. government purchased this group of 50 islands and cays from Denmark in 1917 because they wanted to be able to control this spot in the Caribbean during WWI.
i think that the virgin islands is the best but i dont know about the hurricanes
During colonial times, Virginia produced a great deal of tobacco and cotton.
Many Europeans moved to the colonies to get rich by producing sugar.
The name Felipinas was given to the islands by Ruy Lopez de Villalobos, a Spanish explorer in 1543 to honor Prince Philip of Asturias , who later became Philip II, King of Spain. Felipinas later became the Filipinas during the Spanish colonial era. Then it became Philippine Islands during the American colonial era then the Republic of Philippines after its independence. There was no Philippines before the Spaniards came. The islands which now comprise the Philippines were separate states. It was during the Spanish regime that these islands were united to what is now called the Philippines.
NO-one owns any Caribbean islands. Though some are under the British rule, which means that England not necessarily owns it, but has the power to make its choices. Caribbean islands export a lot of things like bananas, oil, Governor plums and much more to other countries, mainly the USA. The Caribbean islands tend to have humid weather, but can be very cold during the nights. Each Caribbean island has its own representative, be it the Prime Minister, or a Governor who simply reports problems to England and follows England's orders prior to the island. I hope I cleared up things. :)
The weather in Dominica is like most other nearby Caribbean islands with average high temperatures ranging from the low 80s Fahrenheit in the winter to the high 80s during the summer. Average low temperatures -- mainly at night -- reach a bottom of 71 degrees in February to the mid 70s during the summer. Dominican receives more rain than most Caribbean islands, which is why it has lush rain forests. Rainfall exceeds 10 inches in September through November during the peak months of the annual Caribbean hurricane season.
They were called Loyalists. Many were tarred and feathered, or driven to Canada, England, or British Caribbean islands after the war.
Roman Catholicism was the official religion of the islands during the Spanish colonial rule. The various Protestant denominations became popular in the region during British rule.
There are many environmental trends that can impact the travel and leisure industry. For instance, during hurricane season, travelers may opt of out visiting the Caribbean, and may go to Alaska instead.
During colonial times, Maryland had an agricultural industry which included corn, wheat, rice, and indigo. In recent times, Maryland began to emerge as one of the biggest cattle industry states of all time.
which plantation was most important during the colonial period
he was stationed in navel reserve in the Caribbean, providing hurrican relief for the small islands there. that's where he wrote the book, the cay.
fort Stewart he was stationed in navel reserve in the Caribbean, providing hurrican relief for the small islands there. that's where he wrote the book, the cay.
name the tariff placed on printed items during the colonial period name the tariff placed on printed items during the colonial period
Massachusetts was the nation's first major industrial state, and during the later part of the 19th century, it was the US leader in shoemaking and textile production.
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