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Transcript of Jamaica
Natural Landmarks / Attractions
Jamaica's top six natural landmark and attractions are Dunns River Falls, Seven Mile Beach, Dolphin cove, Royal Plam Reserve, Rose Hall Great House, Doctors Cave Bathing Club.
The Bahá'í Faith - 1942
National Bahá'í Day-2003
Jamaica has 8 species of snakes
Over 1 million tourists visit Jamaica
When they dance they express themselves or their emotions
these pics are before and after pics about how it use to look like and what it look like now
Modern Day Celebrations
When they celebrate
they go all out they play music, danceing going on, and cooking food.
The army in jamaica is called the maroons
come over 2 me plez
850,000- United States
2.947,232,-Nation wide / Jamaica
They have very high levels of crime
Jamaica is prone to hurricane damage
It is an island in caribbean
It was claimed by spain
Designed by: Shannell Bryant, Jestia Haywood,Tiana Outlaw Evangelina Ortiz, Danielle Keeling-Geddis
Jamaica's government type is constitutional parliamentary democracy.
Politics and Politcal
Queen Elizabeth II served as the Jamaican Monarch
Popular traditions are: Christmas cake, sorrel, and pudding at christmas time. Fried fish, lent at Easter time and other national holidays
The Jamaican culture does carnivals, festivals, art and music to celebrate
In 1494, Christopher Columbus claimed the land. for spain.
In May 1953, Jamaica gained control over the land.
History part 2
Government part 2
Jamaica's national holiday is Independence Day. Independence Day is August 6, which this holiday syarted in 1962.
They practice Christianity.
To suffrage you would have to be 18 years old; universal. The capital is Kingston, Jamaica.
On may 10 1655, General venables and Admiral penn made an attack on Jamaica and it was successful.
Government part 3
Government part 4
There are 14 parishes in Jamaica.
History part 3
Jamaica was a British colony.
Politcs and Politcal part 3
Jamaica has tranditionally had a two-party system, which are People's National Party and Jamaica Labour Party.
Politics and Politcal part 2
The current Pirme Minister is Portia Simpson-Miller, having been inaugurated on January 5, 2012.
About the Jamaican Flag
The GOLD means the sunshine, the GREEN means the land is green, the BLACK means the people are strong and bold.
Flag part 2
Flag part 3
The design was explained as a gold saltive on a green and black field.
The flag was adopted on August 6, 1962, which Independence Day
Jamaican beef Patty
Its mostly hot and the live on land.
average tempeture is around 80-90 degress
The official language for jamaica is english. But in some Urban areas, a combination of english and some african languages are spoken.
Jamaica's currency is called Jamaican Dollars.
History part 4
On August 6 1962, Jamaica gained it's independence.
Behind every piece of jamaican art is a story. Jamaican art is mixed with life and art.
Jamaica's own literature has grown out of the story telling tradition, capturing a unique nexus of spoken and written forms
Curent conversion to U.S. Dollars
Jamaica's current conversion is that $1.00 in the U.S. is 110 JMD and 110.27 JMD
History part 5
After World War II, in the late 1940, Jamaicans had few choices available to them for hearing recorded music.
Boogie, Rock, Rhythm, Blues, Ska, Reggae, Dub/Dee-Jay, and Dancehall were all types of Jamaican music
Jamaica's state is the Doctor Bird or swallow tail humming bird. This bird beautiful feathers have no counterpart in the entire bird population and thye produce iridesent colours characterstic only of the family
Jamaica is an island nation located in the caribbean
This flower was found by Christophor Columbus. This flower grows best in dry woodlands along the north and south coast of the island.
Some sports Jamaican play are basketball, baseball, boxing, bobsled,cricket,football ( soccer, also the America football), feild hockey, track and field, and push cart.
The Jamaican nickname is Jamrock or the land of wood and water.
There were diseases in the arawaks so blacks slaves were moved to work in sugar plantations.
track and field
Madge Dorita Sinclair was born in Jamaica. she was born April 28, 1938. she died December 20, 1995. She taught kids in Jamaica. But she left for New York to persue her dream as an actress.
Was established on November 12, 1723.
How Do You know If Someones Jamaican?
You point with your lips
You can't say "three" or "thing".....instead you say "tree" and "ting"
You can't go a week without a rice dish
At Christmas you have to have black cake
One of the largest parishes in Jamaica.
How Jamaicans dress
Jamaican cloths are very colorful, vibrant, loose, and comfortable. Women wear skirts, blouses, and a head scarf. Men wear pants and a shirt. Children are dressed most of the time in flimsy attire to beat the heat. Footwear is open and more sandle like.
It is located roughly half-way between the island's eastern and western ends. May Pen is it's capital city.
Know as ''
Saint Thomas of the East
''. Their capital city and largest Morant Bay.
Most things Jamaicans are afraid of:
Getting buned ( getting rejected )
Having U.S visa revoked
Is a parish located on Jamaica's northeast coast.
Some Jamaican animals are: Jamaican Iguana, Crocodiles, Mongoose, Sea Turtles, Manatees, Swallowtail Butterfly, etc.
A:Why are Jamaican rock stars so cool?
B:Because they have so many fans
Is the capital and largest city of Jamaica
Jamaican Nursering Ryme
Mary had a little lamb
Her father shot it dead
Now it goes down quite a treat,
with rice and hard dough bread
Popular Jamaican Songs
The Bananna Boat(Dayo)
Brown Girl In The Ring
Jamaicas populations went from 1.620 to 2.712 millon people in the past 52 years.
Types of Houses Jamaicans Live In
Urban Jamaicans live in houses made of steel and cinder block were the houses for the upper class. Rural Jamaicans stay in houses made of wood the topped with zinc sheets.
Interesting Things About
Urban Jamaican house
Rural Jamaican house
Grace Sweet n Spicy and Jerk Flavored Hot Pepper sauce
Grace Hot Pepper Sauce
Hot Pepper Sauce
Dog Blood Herb
Dog Blood Herb
Nanny Of The Maroons
Norman Washington Manley