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This is presentation I made in October 2011 for my English class.

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  • 1.The Bahamas
    Ann-Christine Allik
    10c
    2011
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2. Where are The Bahamas?
In the Atlantic Ocean;
north of Cuba;
northwest of the Turks ;
next to the United States;
nearest to the state Florida.
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3. Demographics
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4. About The Bahamas
More than 700 islands;
the clearest water on the planet;
hurricane season from June to November;
year-round rain.
Picture: Link
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5. People and proximity
A laid back attitude;
Native Americans;
Afro-Bahamians;
European Bahamians.
Picture: Link
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6. Local customs
Bahamian Goombay;
bush medicine;
junkanoo;
straw market.
Picture: Link
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7. The Commonwealth Of The Bahamas
Sovereign, independent;
politically stable;
the Westminster Model;
senate;
House of Assembly.
Picture: Link
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8. Interesting facts
Bajamar;
no income tax = tourism;
Flamingo, blue marlin, yellow elder;
education
literacy rate 91%;
Bahamian dollar;
capital: Nassau.
Picture: Link
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9. Kitesurfing in The Bahamas
Most beautiful spots;
wind-whipped beaches;
kite around the island;
sandy bottoms;
Surfers Beach.
Picture: Oskar anin
Picture: Link
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10. Conclusion
Clear, light-blue water;
friendly people;
warm climate;
tourism.
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Picture: Link
11. Used information
http://www.discover-eleuthera-bahamas.com/surfers-beach.html
http://www.thekitehouse.com/bahamas.htm
http://www.bahamas.com/
http://www.thebahamas.com/
http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/bahamas.htm
http://www.bahamatopia.com/facts-about-the-bahamas.html
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12. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION!
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