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Puerto Rico Researched via: Student Name: Brianna Providence Date: 5/13/2010.

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1 Puerto Rico Researched via: Student Name: Brianna Providence Date: 5/13/2010

2 Where is Puerto Rico located? Puerto Rico is the smallest of the group of islands known as the West Indies or Greater Antilles in the Atlantic Ocean. Along with the Lesser Antilles, South and Central America, the West Indies surround the Caribbean Sea.

3 Flag, Motto, Anthem: La tierra de Borinquén donde he nacido yo, es un jardín florido de mágico fulgor. Un cielo siempre nítido le sirve de dosel y dan arrullos plácidos las olas a sus pies. Cuando a sus playas llegó Colón; Exclamó lleno de admiración; "Oh!, oh!, oh!, esta es la linda tierra que busco yo". Es Borinquén la hija, la hija del mar y el sol, del mar y el sol, del mar y el sol, del mar y el sol, del mar y el sol.

4 Sports: American Football Baseball Boxing COCKfighting Fencing Golf Horse Racing Martial Arts Wrestling Soccer Swimming Softball Tennis Track and Field

5 History: The history of Puerto Rico began with the settlement of the archipelago of Puerto Rico by the Ortoiroid people between 3000 and 2000 BC. Other tribes, such as the Saladoid and Arawak Indians, populated the island between 430 BC and 1000 AD. At the time of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World in 1492, the dominant indigenous culture was that of the Taínos. The Taíno culture died out during the latter half of the 16th century because of exploitation by Spanish settlers, the war they waged on the Taíno, and diseases introduced by the invaders.

6 Famous People / Role Models: Jennifer Lopez Born in the Bronx But shawty still Puerto Rican Anyways.

7 What do you or your peers like the most about Puerto Rico? Its Beautiful ! =)


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