Early Settlers In The Caribbean

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Caribbean Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who were the first group of people to settle in St.Lucia?

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    • B.


    • C.


    Correct Answer
    B. Amerindians
    The first group of people to settle in St. Lucia were the Amerindians. This suggests that before any other group, the Amerindians were the initial inhabitants of St. Lucia.

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  • 2. 

    Why did the Europeans settle in the Caribbean Region?

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      To become rich

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      For freedom of religion

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      As slaves

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      To work

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. To become rich
    B. For freedom of religion
    The Europeans settled in the Caribbean Region to become rich and for freedom of religion. They believed that the Caribbean offered opportunities for wealth through the cultivation of cash crops such as sugar, tobacco, and cotton. Additionally, many Europeans were seeking religious freedom and saw the Caribbean as a place where they could practice their faith without persecution.

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  • 3. 

    Arawarks were savage, unfriendly and aggressive people.

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    Correct Answer
    B. False
    This statement cannot be proven as true or false as it is subjective and based on personal opinion. The terms "savage," "unfriendly," and "aggressive" are subjective descriptions and can vary depending on cultural and societal norms. Additionally, it is important to avoid generalizations and stereotypes when describing a group of people. Therefore, the given statement cannot be determined as true or false.

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  • 4. 

    The order in which the Europeans settled in the Caribbean is French, _________, English, Dutch.

    Correct Answer
    The correct answer is Spanish. This is because the Spanish were the first Europeans to settle in the Caribbean, followed by the French, English, and Dutch. The Spanish established colonies in the Caribbean in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, primarily in present-day Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic. They were attracted to the region for its resources and strategic location for trade routes. The French, English, and Dutch later established their own colonies in the Caribbean, primarily for economic purposes such as sugar production.

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