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The capital and largest city of Puerto Rico, also named for John the Baptist.
Much of the world's supply of _______ spice (also called allspice or Jamaican pepper) comes from Jamaica.
______ is one of the world's largest producers of _____, which is an ore used for making aluminum.
a freed black slave from the U.S. that went to Jamaica to preach the gospel. He eventually founded a number of Baptist churches for the black people of Jamaica, although suffering persecution.
One of the early English missions to Jamaica began in 1820 with the help of money that _____ ____, the great English scientist and Christian, had left in his will over a hundred years earlier.
Most Jamaicans are black or mulatto and most speak a _______ of _______ which combines African, Spanish, and French words with English grammar and vocabulary.
dialect of English
the highest peak in the West Indies
three fourths of the _____ _____ crop in Dominican Republic, the most important crop, is exported to the U.S.
_____ _______ , an island in the Bahamas, is probably the place where _________ first landed in the New World before going to Cuba and Hispaniola
San Salvador, Columbus
The capital and largest city of the Bahamas, ________, is on New Providence.
The Bahamas serves as a center for international banking, but _______ is the main industry of the islands.
At Nassau's famous ______ ______, Bahamians sell straw mats, purses, baskets, and hats that they have made and decorated.
Combined, St. John, St. Croix, and St. Thomas were known as the ______ ______ Indies.
the great leader of the Moravian church
Count von Zinzendorf
The northeastern Virgin Islands remained under British control and are known today as the ______ ______ ______.
British Virgin Islands
The _____ _____ Virgin Islands is made up of fifty islands and three larger islands, St. ______, St. ______, and St. ________.
United States, St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas.
The capital and largest city of the United States Virgin Islands, ____ _____, is located on St. Thomas.
______ _______ _____ Park, on St. John, St. Thomas, and some of the smaller islands, is part of the United States National Park System
Virgin Islands National Park
a favorite place for scuba diving
a good friend of John Wesley, who is remembered as teh founder of Methodist missions.
_____ is sometimes called the Isle of Spice because of its leading world role in producing ______ and other spices.
_____ production is honored on Grenada's flag by a yellow and brown nutmeg design.
Lies the farthest east of all the West Indies islands.
______, ______, ______, all near Venezuela, are the largest islands of teh Netherlands Antilles.
Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire.