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  • The Spanish-American War In The Caribbean Sea

    1. The Spanish-American War in the Caribbean Sea contains a lot of bodies of water surrounding islands and lands, which shows that were many resources available in the Caribbean Sea. There is the Windward, Leewards, Cayman Islands and the Bahamas. There is the Atlantic Ocean that is surrounded by the countries such as Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. The territorial outcomes of the Spanish American war solidify U.S. Naval control over the Panama Canal by the amount of trading routes and straits available such as the Mona Passage, which is a strait that separates the islands of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. The Mona passage is an important route for trading and shipping goods between the Atlantic and Panama Canal. This passage connects the…

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  • Analysis Of Fur Traders Descending The Missouri

    One can assume he is in the middle of nowhere at sea. The wrecked ship is surrounded by sharks. The Gulf Stream starts in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean and travels up towards New York making a tad warmer temperature. It can infer that he’s in the middle of a storm because of the drastic tilt of the ship and because in the top right corner of the painting one sees a tornado like form in the water. Because of this tornado like form in the water and the tilt of the ship, it must be windy and…

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  • Questions: The Big Stick In The Caribbean Sea

    A) “The big stick in the Caribbean sea” 1. What is the image conveying? How does the image convey such ideas/information? The image is conveying an illustration of Theodore Roosevelt with his expansion and enforcement of the Monroe Doctrine. Roosevelt once famously said, “Speak softly, and carry a big stick” regarding his attitude on foreign policy. The Monroe Doctrine was a U.S. foreign policy aiming to dominate the entire American continent in the 1820s. It gave the U.S. to allow military…

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  • Antigua And Barbuda Essay

    Americas, lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of two major inhabited islands, Antigua and Barbuda, and a number of smaller islands (including Great Bird, Green, Guinea, Long, Maiden and York Islands and further south, the island of Redonda). The permanent population numbers about 81,800(at the 2011 census) and the capital and largest port and city is St. John’s, on Antigua. The country is nicknamed “Land of 365 Beaches” due to the many beaches surrounding the…

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  • Case Study: The Country Of Honduras

    economic development, culture, existing trade relationships, ease of entry, and monetary considerations in the country of Honduras. Based on the research, a recommendation about the country’s attractiveness for foreign direct investment or export is made. Overview of Honduras Geography Honduras is located in Central America. It borders the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua. Honduras also borders the Gulf of Fonseca (North Pacific Ocean), between El Salvador and Nicaragua. The…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Experiences Of Vacation In The Caribbean

    Working a couple days ago I realized how much I took my breaks off from school for granted, and this got me thinking about what I have done on the vacations I have taken during these breaks. Every year my parents take a four day to weeklong vacation somewhere in the Caribbean or Central America, and every other year I go along with them. Vacationing in a foreign country is a very interesting time for sure, and having been to Mexico three times (all in resorts), Costa Rica twice (once in a…

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  • Personal Narrative: My First Experience At The Melia Caribe Tropical Resort

    As I looked out at the gorgeous light blue Caribbean Sea I saw a large white boat in the distance with a rope connected to a parachute sailing over it with multiple people in the boat. My family and I were standing on the pure white Dominican Republic sand waiting for our turn to take the dinghy out and meet the parasail boat for our first experience parasailing ever. The sky was as clear and blue as could be, with absolutely no clouds and the sun beaming on each and every one of the vacationers…

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  • Puerto Rico Case Study

    Puerto Rico is an island nation in the Caribbean Sea and the largest insular territory of The United States. As a territory of the U.S., Puerto Rico has many advantages for trade with the mainland while also posing complex challenges. As a territory of the United States, shipments between the two nations are free of import duties. The island has few natural resources and imports virtually all the raw material need to supports its manufacturing industry. In 2014, RB imported 186.7 tons of…

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  • Jamaica Research Paper

    Jamaica is a Caribbean island nation, full of mountains, rainforests and reef lined beaches. Many of its resorts are clustered in vibrant Montego Bay, with its British colonial architecture, and Negril, renowned for diving and snorkeling. Jamaica is famed as the birthplace of reggae and its capital Kingston is home to the Bob Marley Museum, dedicated to the city’s most famous son. Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean. Approximately 4,213 square miles. 146 miles from east to west…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: A Day At Grand Cayman

    One place you should go to is Grand Cayman. In September 2016, I went on a cruise on the Carnival Breeze. The Carnival Breeze left from Galveston, Texas. It was a seven-day cruise that stopped at three ports. The three ports were Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel. We had four sea days and three port days. The days at sea were very different than the days at port. My favorite day out of all seven days was the fourth day. The fourth day we stopped at Grand Cayman. Grand Cayman was beautiful.…

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