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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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History of Jamaica - Wikipedia

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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

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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 ...

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

Brief History of Jamaica - Nations Online

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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 ...

Brief history of Jamaica - Wiol.com

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

Jamaica | history - geography | Britannica.com

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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

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

JAMAICAN HISTORY I - Discover Jamaica

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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 ...

History of Jamaica - Jamaicans.com

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