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A place from which important ideas spread

Cultural hearth

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Who abandoned their cities in the 800s

Mayans

2

Central America was ruled by who until the 1820s

Spanish
They became separate nations in the late 1830s

3

The Caribbean was claimed by what kind of many different groups

European

4

What people were brought to the Caribbean as slaves

Africans

5

Most of the Europeans were there to do what

Exploit the sugar trade

6

Who led Haiti

Toussaint L'overture

7

Who was the first to achieve independence from France in 1804

Haiti

8

Who became independent from Spain in 1898

Cuba

9

Who became independent from Britain in 1962

Jamaica
Trinidad
Tobago

10

What is the main religion and language in central america

Spanish
Catholic

11

The Spanish took away land from the who

Natives

12

What nationality was(is) Haiti

French

13

What is the religious and political movement in Jamaica

Rastafari

14

What is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere

Haiti

15

What country still practices voodoo

Haiti

16

Are the majority of the people poor or rich

Poor

17

Where do many people work where the pay is poor

Plantations

18

Central America produces 10% of the world's what

Coffee☕️
Bananas

19

Where do most people live in Central America

Farms

20

Where do most people live in the Caribbean

Urban areas

21

What is the music that deals with social problems and religion

Reggae (Bob Marley)

22

What is important and helps to lessen what is a problem of high unemployment

Tourism

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