bermuda - Tidwell 1 TaiSonya Tidwell Professor Strongman...

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Unformatted text preview: Tidwell, 1 TaiSonya Tidwell Professor Strongman Black Studies 7 12/10/2009 The Caribbean Islands are known to the majority of Americans as the ideal vacationing atmosphere, based on the fact that individuals merely focus on the green scenery and the beautiful beaches conveyed in the media. The natural features of the Caribbean only begin to explain a small portion of a “truly Caribbean place”. Though geography is part of this definition history and culture are the main ideas that define a Caribbean place. There are many Caribbean islands, but what describes them outside of the area they are situated in, known as the Greater and Lesser Antilles, is the history of Spanish and British colonization, and what experiences helped shape the culture. Mixed cultures due to a history of colonization and slavery are important characteristics of the Caribbean Islands as well as the Island of Bermuda. Since the Caribbean Islands are so broad, they are categorized by their similar histories, and cultural establishments. Due to the fact that the Island of Bermuda shares some of the same attributes as the Caribbean...
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2010 for the course BL ST blacks in taught by Professor Strongman during the Spring '10 term at University of the Punjab.

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bermuda - Tidwell 1 TaiSonya Tidwell Professor Strongman...

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