The Caribbean

Assignment
Read Ch. 8: A question of color: The Caribbean and respond to the following questions in MLA format:

1-What caused the decline of most indigenous populations in the Caribbean islands?

2-What was the strategic significance of the Caribbean region for the European colonizers?

After watching the video clip (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gms3_CQ2sU)
and reading Chapter 8 respond to the following questions in MLA format:

3. Why were African slaves brought to the Caribbean instead of employing indigenous people?

4. What was the main plantation crop that required slave labor?

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