S: The Bahamas
BC: The Bahamas
FC: By Mika Malter | Bahamas
1: The Bahamas became a European colony in 1964. They received their independence on July 10, 1973. The land is great for growing tomatoes, pineapples, grapefruits, guavas, mangoes, bananas, and much more. First the Spanish came and took the people as slaves to Hispaniola. Then, the British came and settled there. England and Spain had completely taken over. | Bahamas Facts
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3: The Bahamas are North of Cuba. It is 24 N. and 76 W.
4: The Spanish took the Arawak people on the Islands as slaves. The people living on the Bahamas speak English because the English settlers spoke English. Christianity is the main religion in the Bahamas.