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The bahamas

  1. 1. The BahamasBy Anusha T and Hayley N
  2. 2. • Some famous phrases are:• Camolly: lump, or bruise• Jack: friend• Sip sip or tote news: gossip• Spilligate: to go out on the townThis influences culture here because people tend to make up words based on other words.
  3. 3. Popular food• Bahamian stew fish is a specialty, made with celery, onions, tomatoes, spices and fish. It influences culture in the US because it inspires people to create new dishes.
  4. 4. Music• This is a sample of Caribbean music:Click the speaker:It influences culture here because our music usually comes from music that is played in other countries.
  5. 5. Economic Aspect• Resources:• Salt It influences culture in the US• Aragonite because we use some of the• Timber resources/exports/imports that• Tourism: Bahamians use, and we go to the tourism spots.• Beaches• Aquariums• Nature/Wildlife areas• Exports/Imports• $674 million: Mineral products and salt, animal products, rum, chemicals, fruit and vegetables.$2.4 billion: Machinery and transport equipment, manufactures, chemicals, mineral fuels; food and live animals.
  6. 6. Standard of Living• Literacy Rate:• 95.6%• Life Expectancy: It influences us because the Bahamas also• has some unemployment, and its 70.8% government is currently in bad shape.• Poverty:• 9.3%• Health:• People get sick from eating raw food, or food that isn’t washed.• The probability of dying under 5 years is 12 out of every 1000 births. This is usually caused by a deadly disease such as malaria.• Health care issues:• Many diseases such as hepatitis A and B, Typhoid• Unemployment:• 7.6%
  7. 7. Bibliography• "A list of the natural resources of the Bahamas." The Q&A wiki. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Apr. 2012. < http://wiki.answers.com/Q/A_list_of_the_natural_resources_of• "Bahamas: Maps, History, Geography, Government, Culture, Facts, Guide & Travel/Holidays/Cities — Infoplease.com." Infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus. Free online reference, research & homework help. — Infoplease.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2012. < http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107309.html>.• "Bahamas Food and Bahamian Cuisine." Bahamas Guide - Vacation, Travel, Business, Hotel, Real Estate and Investment Guide to the Islands of the Bahamas. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2012. < http://www.thebahamasguide.com/facts/cuisine.htm>.• "Bahamas: Important Phrases - TripAdvisor." Reviews of Hotels, Flights and Vacation Rentals - TripAdvisor. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2012. < http://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g147414-s604/Bahamas:Caribbean:
  8. 8. Bibliography 2• :. "Things to do in Bahamas: Check out 433 attractions, with 6,304 reviews." Reviews of Hotels, Flights and Vacation Rentals - TripAdvisor. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Apr. 2012. < http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g147414-Activities-B >.• "Monaghan Fine Gael." Monaghan Fine Gael. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Apr. 2012. http://www.monaghanfg.exsite.name• "thebahamasweekly.com - Bahamas News and events :: audio and video, tourism info and more. ." thebahamasweekly.com - Bahamas News and events :: audio and video, tourism info and more. . N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Apr. 2012. <http://www.thebahamasweekly.com .

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