The BahamasBy: Grace Chang      And Emily Johnson
Language•   English•   Argie is to argue•   Back-back is to reverse a car•   Camolly is a bruise•   Confuddle up is to get...
Foods• Famous for seafood like conch, crawfish, and  land crabs• Not all states in the United States can harvest  seafood ...
Music• Genres: Calypso, Chutney, Dancehall, Dub,  Junkanoo, Ragga, and Rapso.• Dancehall is like our ballroom dancing.• Du...
Economic Aspect• Tourism: Atlantis and swimming with  dolphins.• Export tropical fruit• Import oil• Americans go to the Ba...
Current Standard of Living for              People• 95% literacy rate• 71, average on how long they live• Same healthcare ...
Sources•   "Travel & Cultures." National Geographic. Web. 24 Apr. 2012.    <http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel>.•...
Sources•   "Greater Des Moines, Iowa." Free Travel Resource. Web. 24 Apr. 2012.    <http://freetravelresource.com/>.•   "B...
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  1. 1. The BahamasBy: Grace Chang And Emily Johnson
  2. 2. Language• English• Argie is to argue• Back-back is to reverse a car• Camolly is a bruise• Confuddle up is to get confused• Corporation means pot belly
  3. 3. Foods• Famous for seafood like conch, crawfish, and land crabs• Not all states in the United States can harvest seafood because we don’t have oceans everywhere around us.• Staple food is nice• Typical meal is macaroni and cheese, potato salad, and the seafood that the person prefers.
  4. 4. Music• Genres: Calypso, Chutney, Dancehall, Dub, Junkanoo, Ragga, and Rapso.• Dancehall is like our ballroom dancing.• Dub is like our rap.• Junkanoo is like our parade music.• Rihanna is from the Bahamian area.• The song that is playing in the background is her.
  5. 5. Economic Aspect• Tourism: Atlantis and swimming with dolphins.• Export tropical fruit• Import oil• Americans go to the Bahamas to swim with dolphins and go to Atlantis .
  6. 6. Current Standard of Living for People• 95% literacy rate• 71, average on how long they live• Same healthcare issues as the U.S, too expensive.• 7.6% unemployment
  7. 7. Sources• "Travel & Cultures." National Geographic. Web. 24 Apr. 2012. <http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel>.• "The Bahamas Unemployment Rate." - Economy. Web. 24 Apr. 2012. <http://www.indexmundi.com/the_bahamas/unemployment_rate.html>.• "The Bahamas Unemployment Rate." - Economy. Web. 24 Apr. 2012. <http://www.indexmundi.com/the_bahamas/unemployment_rate.html>.• "Facts on The Bahamas." The Bahamas. Web. 24 Apr. 2012. <http://www.thebahamas.com/realest/facts.htm>.• "Music of the Bahamas." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 04 Sept. 2012. Web. 24 Apr. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_the_Bahamas>.• "Bahamas Food and Bahamian Cuisine." Bahamas Guide. Web. 24 Apr. 2012. <http://www.thebahamasguide.com/facts/cuisine.htm>.
  8. 8. Sources• "Greater Des Moines, Iowa." Free Travel Resource. Web. 24 Apr. 2012. <http://freetravelresource.com/>.• "Bahamas Food and Bahamian Cuisine." Bahamas Guide. Web. 24 Apr. 2012. <http://www.thebahamasguide.com/facts/cuisine.htm>.• "Great News....2013 Direct Charter AnnouncedFargo to Punta Cana ." Home. Web. 30 Apr. 2012. <http://www.ttravel.com/>.• "Personal Air Charter Your Way!" Home. Web. 30 Apr. 2012. <http://www.airtransportinc.com/>.• "Bahamas Pictures." Bahamas Pictures. Web. 30 Apr. 2012. <http://www.bahamas-pictures.com/>.

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