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Jamaica. What kind of place is Jamaica? Why are we talking about Jamaica? Do we have anything in common?. Our objectives :. To gather all our ideas and knowledge about Jamaica To find out new things about this country To think about the differences between Bethesda and Jamaica

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Jamaica

What kind of place is Jamaica?

Why are we talking about Jamaica?

Do we have anything in common?


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Our objectives :

  • To gather all our ideas and knowledge about Jamaica

  • To find out new things about this country

  • To think about the differences between Bethesda and Jamaica

  • To explore what we have in common.




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It has a population of 2.65 million people of African, Afro-European, European, East Indian and Middle Eastern, and Asian descent (background)

It is a colourful melting-pot of traditions and cultures!


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Jamaica has a tropical climate – hot, sunny, balmy and occasionally very rainy!You can see beaches, mountains, valleys, plains and fields.

This makes it a perfect country to grow coffee, cocoa and sugar cane


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What has all this got to do with us? occasionally very rainy!

There are so many differences between Wales, Bethesda, and Jamaica.

What could we (in Bethesda) have in common?


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Jamaica has a vivid and painful history occasionally very rainy!

  • Two things have affected the history and character of Jamaica :

  • The sugar cane industry

  • The slave trade.


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Sugar occasionally very rainy!

  • European sailing ships settling in Jamaica in 18th century

  • Wanting to make money

  • How could they do that? Did they work themselves?


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Slaves occasionally very rainy!

From where?


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How did they come? occasionally very rainy!


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The Bethesda-Jamaica occasionally very rainy!connection

Richard Pennant

Lord Penrhyn


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Built on sugar profit occasionally very rainy!Built on the back of slave labour

Penrhyn

Quarry

Penrhyn

Castle