ResourcesThe Bahamas most popular resources are salt and aragonite. The influence that their resources have on the U.S. is that the U.S. uses salt on almost every food and almost every time they eat.
LanguageIn the Bahamas the people speak English.Phrase: “No problem mon”This influences the U.S. not as much as if they would speak a foreign language because if we need to make an agreement then we can understand them.
FoodIn the Bahamas they eat a lot of sea food. Such as Conch, a shell fish similar to an oyster.The U.S. does not eat a ton of sea food so there is not much of a connection.
TourismTourism in the Bahamas include cruises and island exploration.This effects the U.S. because a lot of people come here and then the
PovertyPoverty in the Bahamas is rare. Poverty is in the poor part of the Bahamas’ that there is pretty much no tourism.This is not quite like the U.S. because people are poor because of losing there job and what not.
EconomyThe economy in the Bahamas’ relies mostly on tourism and banking.The U.S. relies mostly on taxes.
Literacy RateLiteracy rate in the Bahamas’ 95% male97% female literacy rate.U.S. is 99% male and 99% female for literacy rate.
Unemployment13.7% unemployed in the Bahamas’.8.2% in the U.S. are unnemployed.
Imports and ExportsImports : machinery and transport equipment, manufactures, chemicals, mineral fuels; food and live animals Exports: mineral products and salt, animal products, rum, chemicals, fruit and vegetablesThe U.S. imports different things because we don’t have topical fruits.
Health care isuesBefore the 1920s, people didnt give much thought to healthcare. You could die from infectious diseases like cholera or from "natural" causes, and medical technology was so poor that most patients were treated at home. In the US we all have health care. And if we do get sick we have doctors to help you by giving you medicine.
MusicThey listen to…• reggae• calypso• rake n scrape (native)• junkanoo (native)The U.S. pretty much has no clue what that is.
Life expectancyBahamians- 75 years.US- 78.1 years
HealthBahamas- have 80% drug access.US- 95% drug access
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