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  1. Dominican Republic ByJalen McDonald

  2. History of the country • During the first decade of independence, Haiti mounted five invasions to reconquer the eastern part of the island: in 1844, 1845, 1849, 1853 and 1855-56. • The Dominic republic’s first constitution was adopted on November 6th,1844 • The Dominic Republic was first explored by Christopher Columbus on his first voyage in 1492 • The capital San Domingo was found in 1492 • Spain regained the title of the colony in 1814 • Haitians were thrown out by the Dominican when it was established

  3. Slang words / phrases Bah- bozzo means you talk a lot Cache cache means hide and seek Chan means friend, man Chevere means awesome, cool

  4. Famous people from Dominican Republic • Juilio Lugo – professional baseball player • Trevor Ariza – professional basketball player • Glen Tapia – professional boxer • Ludovika – actor / comedian • Fabulous – rapper

  5. Interesting places Punta Cana San Domingo Los haitises national park

  6. Video on Dominican Republic • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6RCW3rG_s0