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6th grade project- Haiti

6th grade project- Haiti



Heres my project on Hait! Enjoy! :)

Heres my project on Hait! Enjoy! :)



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    • Marys SS Project Country: Haiti Name: Mary Gray Teacher: Ms. Beacham Due Date: April 12, 2013
    • HaitiHaiti is a part of the 2nd largest island of the Caribbean and is one-third on Hispaniola.
    • Haitis LandscapeColonized by the French in 1697, Haiti became one of the richest countries in the Caribbean.
    • Haitis LandscapeNow, Haitis soil has suffered intense erosion, DE- forestation, and overuse which took away all the nutrients.
    • Haitis LandscapeHaitis soil is now good for growing: Mango, Avocado, Guava, Coconut palm, Orange, Bamboo, and Banana.
    • Haitis CultureHaitis culture is creole too. A combination of French, African, and West Indian Cultures.
    • Haitis PeopleAbout 90% of the people in Haiti are descendantsOf black African slaves; Most of the remainder are Mulattoes.( a person mixed with with black & white descendants)
    • Haitis peopleMany Haitian families make a living from substance farming. They produce just enough food to feed one family.
    • Haitis ReligionRoman Catholicism is the official religion of Haiti, but Voodoo maybe considered the countries National religion. The majority of the Haitians believe ans practice some aspects of Voodoo.
    • Haitis CuisineThroughout its history, several foreign countries gained control of Haiti, Introducing new food & ideas from their land, which affected the food they eat.
    • Haitis DialectThe official language of Haiti is french, and many Haitians also speak Creole at home. Creole is based on French and African Languages.
    • Haitis LiteracyMost Haitians havent had the opportunity to learn to read & write. But now, Haitians realize the importance of Ed. & more children are learning
    • Haitis life ExpectancyThe life expectancy in Haiti is about 49years. Now, people are making an effort in teaching new mothers how to care for the babies to increase life expectancy.
    • Haitis EconomyUnder the 1987 constitution, executive power is used in a President, who is directly elected to a 5 year term.
    • Haitis IndependenceHaiti gained its independence in 1864, but, years of political problems have made Haiti one of the most poorest countries in the world.
    • Haitis FlagHaitis flag is Blue & Red with cannons, and a tree and other things on it.
    • Haitis ResourcesIn the early 1990s, Haiti already built about 82,000 telephones, 3 million roads, and 25,000 televisions. They also use Hydroelectricity.
    • Haitis EarthquakeOn January 12th, 2010, the Caribbean nation of Haiti was rocketed by a massive earthquake. Although it lasted only a minute, it destroyed the entire city.
    • Haitis EarthquakeThe earthquake caused a lot of damage, and many people were injured and even killed.
    • Haitis EarthquakeLots of volunteers and supplies were sent to help Haiti. Shelter, food, water, and first aid were there when they needed it.