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History of Jamaica - Wikipedia


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 ...

The History of Jamaica


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; ...

Jamaica: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture, Facts ...


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

History of Jamaica - Jamaicans.com


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

History - Jamaica History | Caribya!


Understanding a little bit more about the history of Jamaica can help travelers to appreciate its beauty, culture, and unique spirit. However, this island's history ...

JAMAICAN HISTORY I - Discover Jamaica


The recorded history of Jamaica may be roughly divided into six periods: The first period may be said to date from Columbus' arrival in the island in 1494 to the ...

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Jan 20, 2015 ... Uncover the lies about our history and discover the TRUTH about how the government ... Queen Elizabeth II owns the Government of Jamaica

History - Embassy of Jamaica, Washington, DC


History of Jamaica. Introduction The history of Jamaica over the past 500 years has been marked by the courage of the Jamaican people in their triumphant ...



In 1760 a slave by the name of Tacky, an Akan who had been a chief in Africa, led the most widespread slave revolt in Jamaica's history. Beginning in the ...

Slaves and Slavery in Jamaica - lead page - Jamaican Family Search


SLAVES AND SLAVERY IN JAMAICA. Under the command of Penn and Venables the English captured Jamaica from the Spanish in 1655. In 1662 there were ...

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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Brief History of Jamaica - Nations Online


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 ...

Jamaica | history - geography | Britannica.com


May 17, 2016 ... 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 ...

A Brief History of Jamaica


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 ...