Caribbean Ethnic Groups


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Most of the nations that comprise the Caribbean are what?

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1. Why is there a relatively small population in the Caribbean who identify as ethnically Amerindian?

2. Most of the empires that colonized the Caribbean came from what region?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on the quiz will help you make sure you remember what ethnic groups make up the population of the Caribbean. You will need to identify different groups of people as well as the origin of the current population groups.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet, you'll assess your understanding of concepts like:

  • Empires that colonized this part of the world
  • The type of landmasses many Caribbean nations are
  • One of the most prevalent ethnic groups in the Caribbean

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as the ethnic group that has been growing in importance in the Caribbean since the 1800s
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reason there are relatively few Amerindians living in the Caribbean
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the major ethnic groups of the Caribbean and how they came to be there

Additional Learning

If you want to find out more about this section of the world, review the lesson titled Caribbean Ethnic Groups. You will learn about:

  • Different Amerindian groups with small populations in this area
  • The prevalence of the Spanish language in this region
  • Proud mestizo and mulatto people of the Caribbean