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Jamaica

Infoplease has everything you need to know about Jamaica. Check out our country profile, full of essential information about Jamaica's geography, history, government, economy, populatio…

John KINCAID

KINCAID, John, a Representative from Kentucky; born near Danville, Mercer County, Ky., February 15, 1791; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practic…

Jamaica Map

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Jamaica Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Jamaica Index: People and History Government Political Conditions Economy Foreign Relations U.S.-Jamaican Relations PEOPLE A…

Black Literary Figures

Notable African-American Literary Figures   Alice Walker Browse more African-American biographies by category: A-Z List Government Officials Civil Rig…

William Preston TAULBEE

TAULBEE, William Preston, a Representative from Kentucky; born near Mount Sterling, in Morgan County, Ky., October 22, 1851; attended the common schools and was tutored by his father; was ordai…

Elaine Thompson

Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson is one of the fastest women in the world. She is a world champion in the 100 meters (10.70 seconds in 2016) and 200 meters (21.66 seconds in 2015) and won both races …

Turks and Caicos Islands

These two groups of islands are near the Bahamas in the Caribbean. The principal islands in the Turks group are Grand Turk and Salt Cay; the principal islands in the Caicos group are South Caicos, Eas…

Hattie Wyatt CARAWAY

Senate Years of Service: 1931-1945Party: DemocratCARAWAY, Hattie Wyatt, (wife of Thaddeus Horatius Caraway), a Senator from Arkansas; born in Bakerville, Humphreys County, Tenn., February 1, 18…