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Which Caribbean island is part of the Greater Antilles? Jamaica is part of the Greater Antilles.
Which type of island is formed from tiny sea animals called corals? A cay is an island formed from corals.
Which mineral resource do Cuba and the Dominican Republic produce? Cuba and the Dominican Republic produce nickel.
Which Caribbean country is a commonwealth of the United States? Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the United States?
What land, which is now a country, did Christopher Columbus first sight in 1492? Columbus first sighted the Bahamas.
In the early 1500s, who set up colonies in what is now Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico? Spain set up colonies in Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.
When did Cuba gain independence? Cuba gained independence when Spain lost a war with the U.S.
What do the Commonwealth Caribbean countries have in common? The Commonwealth Caribbean countries are English-speaking islands.
Why are the populations of the Caribbean Islands diverse? The Caribbean Islands are diverse because several European countries ruled them as colonies.
What can Puerto Ricans not do even though they are U.S. citizens? Puerto Ricans cannot vote in U.S. presidential elections.
In which type of industry do most people in the Caribbean find work? Most people find work in the service industry.
In most Caribbean countries, what percent of the gross domestic product is from remittances? 10 to 20 percent of the gross domestic product is from remittances in most Caribbean countries.
Which religion is dominant on islands that have experienced Spanish and French rule? Roman Catholicism is dominant on Spanish and French ruled islands.
Which Caribbean country ranks among the world's poorest nations? Haiti ranks among the world's poorest nations.
Which Caribbean country is known for its reggae music? Jamaica is known for reggae music.
Who was the first European to reach the Caribbean? Christopher Columbus reached the Caribbean first.
Who led a revolution in Cuba in 1959? Fidel Castro led a revolution in Cuba in 1959.
What was the indigenous group that lived on the islands of the Lesser Antilles? The Carib lived on the islands of the Lesser Antilles.
What was the indigenous group that lived on the islands of the Greater Antilles? The Taino lived on the islands of the Greater Antilles.
Who led the fight for freedom in Haiti? Toussaint-Louverture led the fight for freedom in Haiti.
What is money sent home by people who migrated someplace else to work? A remittance is money sent back home.
What is the type of economy in Trinidad and Tobago? Free enterprise is the economy of Trinidad and Tobago.
What is the total dollar value of goods and services produced by a country in a year? Gross domestic product (GDP) is the total dollar value of a country in a year.
What mineral is found in Jamaica that is used to make aluminum? Bauxite is a mineral found in Jamaica used to make aluminum.
What type of government does Cuba have? Cuba has a communist type of government.
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