The Bahamas by collin simmons

The Bahamas has one main island and several mini islands surrounding it
The population of the Bahamas is around 377,374 (2013) The main language that they speak is English, but other Caribbean people there speak Creole.
This is the Prime Minister of the Bahamas. He has been in office since 2002. The style of Government in this country is known as Constitual Monarchy. This means that he is a Monarch, but he is limited to his powers by law.

Early Settlement: The Bahamas was founded by Christopher Columbus in 1492. In his search for the "New World" he ended up on the island of San Salvador. When he got there, there were already about 40,000 Lucayans settled there.

A typical school day in the Bahamas: 6:15 get up and ready for morning exercises, 6:30 morning circle where you sing the Bahamian national anthem, 6:35 morning exercises, 7:30 do chores, 7:50 personal space, 8:15 breakfast, 9:15 classes begin, 10:15 land and environmental arts, 12:15 lunch, 1:15 human ecology, 2:15 research, 4:15 exploration time, 5:55 dinner circle, 7:15 study hours, 10:00 check in to dorms, 10:30 lights out.

Basketball is the most popular sport in the Bahamas, next to; cricket, soccer and track and field.

In the Bahamas, their major industries include cement making and oil refining. Freeport, on the island of Grand Bahama is the largest industrial and manufacturing centre.

Buddy Hield was born in the Bahamas in 1993. He is currently in the NBA playing for the Sacramento Kings.
In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed on the island of Guanahani. This island was later renamed to San Salvador.
In the Bahamas, there are pigs that are famous for swimming. There were some found dead just the other day. Tourists are being blamed for the death of them. They were accused of giving them alcohol.
This is Cracked or Fried Conch. It's fried seafood that comes with creole sauce. It is the most popular dish in the Bahamas.

Popular music in the Bahamas consists of Hip Hop/Rap, Caribbean Calypso, and English folk songs. These are very liked and preferred over anything else.

The name "Bahamas" came from the spanish words Baja Mar which means "shallow water or sea"

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