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Jamaica Background
The Island - Discovered By Christopher Columbus In 1494 - Was Settled By The Spanish Early In The 16Th Century The Native Taino Indians, Who Had Inhabited Jamaica For Centuries, Were Gradually Exterminated And Replaced By African Slaves
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Jamaica

The island of Jamaica was colonized by the Taino tribes prior to the arrival of Columbus in 1494. The Spanish enslaved the Tainos, who were so ravaged by ...

jis.gov.jm/information/jamaican-history

The history of Jamaica is a rich and vibrant one, which inspires us to move forward as a nation. Our history speaks to experiences of hardships and prosperity; ...

www.infoplease.com/country/jamaica

Learn about the history, geography and culture of Jamaica and find statistical and demographic information.,Information on Jamaica — geography, history, ...

www.britannica.com/place/Jamaica

Apr 5, 2017 ... Island country of the West Indies. It is the third largest island in the Caribbean Sea, after Cuba and Hispaniola. Jamaica is about 146 miles (235 ...

www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/History/Jamaica-history.htm

Little is known about the island's early history, except that there are many traces of Arawak habitation, and that Arawaks, agriculturists who made good-quality ...

www.wiol.com/jamaica/history.php

Brief history of Jamaica. Jamaica's first inhabitants were the Tainos, an Arawak- speaking people, believed to be originally from South America. The Tainos ...

jamaicans.com/history-of-jamaica

Here are key moments in the History of Jamaica. The first inhabitants were the Arawks who were indians from South America. Explorer Christopher Columbus ...

www.localhistories.org/jamaica.html

The Discovery of Jamaica. From about 800 AD a people called the Arawaks lived in Jamaica. They were stone age farmers although they also hunted and fished ...

www.my-island-jamaica.com/history_of_jamaica.html

From Arawaks to Columbus and then to Independence. The history of Jamaica is quite an interesting story. Follow me for some background.