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Trinidad and tobago

  1. 1. By: Melody Geffert
  2. 2.  Trinidad and Tobago motto-Together we aspire, together we achieve Official language-English United states official motto-In God we trust National language-English United States traditional motto-E Pluribus Unum (Latin for: out of many, one) U.S.’s traditional motto and T&T’s official motto are both similar, they recognize the country as a group of people that act as one
  3. 3.  Popular dish-Curry chicken and roti (roti is a type of flatbread) Connection the United states-Curry powder is a spice that is commonly used with meat. This spice is used is America, but originates from India. From India, the spice traveled to Trinidad and Tobago, and then to the United States.
  4. 4.  Calypso music, Soca music and steelpan U.S. music-hip hop, blues, country, rhythm and blues, jazz, barbershop, pop, techno, and rock and roll Trinidad and Tobago’s music is more instrumental whereas U.S. music is more about the lyrics. http://worldmusic.nationalgeographic.com/view/
  5. 5.  Exports- guava, mangoes, watermelons, petroleum and petroleum products, liquefied natural gas (LNG), methanol, ammonia, urea, steel products, beverages, cereal and cereal products, sugar, cocoa, coffee, citrus fruit, vegetables, flowers Tourist Attractions-the Pitch Lake, the Blue Grotto, Tourism Park Connection to the United States-The United States imports several products from T&T that are important to our culture. For example, coffee, or the favored summer snack, watermelon.
  6. 6.  Literacy rate-12th , 98.8 U.S. Literacy rate- 10th 99.0 Unemployment rate- 6.4% (2010) U.S. unemployment rate – 9.6% (2010) Life expectancy at birth: total population: 71.37 years ,male: 68.51 years ,female: 74.3 years (2011 est.) U.S. Life expectancy at birth: total population: 78.37 years ,male: 75.92 years, female: 80.93 years (2011 est.) GDP per Capita (US$)- 4,618 (1998) U.S. GDP per Capita (US$)- 29,683 (1998) Connection to the U.S.-The U.S. has a higher literacy rate, life expectancy, and GDP,
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