Read Ch. 8: A question of color: The Caribbean and respond to the following questions in MLA format:
1-What caused the decline of most indigenous populations in the Caribbean islands?
2-What was the strategic significance of the Caribbean region for the European colonizers?
After watching the video clip
and reading Chapter 8 respond to the following questions in MLA format:
- Why were African slaves brought to the Caribbean instead of employing indigenous people?
- What was the main plantation crop that required slave labor?