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Haiti
     

Haiti

by Bob Temple
 

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Named for the Indian word meaning "high ground," the mountainous country of Haiti is the second-oldest independent nation in the Western Hemisphere (surpassed only by the United States) and the world's first black republic. African slaves created the nation in 1804, after revolting against the colony's French government.

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Named for the Indian word meaning "high ground," the mountainous country of Haiti is the second-oldest independent nation in the Western Hemisphere (surpassed only by the United States) and the world's first black republic. African slaves created the nation in 1804, after revolting against the colony's French government.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781422206928
Publisher:
Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date:
01/02/2009
Series:
Caribbean Today Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
1110L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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