Understanding the Caribbean
- Which territories make up the Caribbean?
- Who were the first people in the Caribbean?
- Who were the first Europeans in the Caribbean?
- Why did they come to the Caribbean?
- What do you think were the reasons for the disappearance of the indigenous
peoples of the Caribbean?
- Describe what happened in the triangle trade.
- What are some of the factors which contributed to the end of slavery?
- What happened to the languages of the Africans in the Caribbean?
- Given its historical implication, why do you think some Caribbean people
would reject the use of the term "West Indian"?
- How important do you think history and social development are in defining a