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4 The first people to inhabit the Dominican Republic were small groups of fishermen, hunters and gatherer (simple Stone-Age people) who arrived via canoe sometime between 5,000 BC and 4,000 BC, fully 5,500 to 6,500 years before the arrival of Europeans. There are now Currently 8,715,602 people living in the Dominican Republic.

5 The Indians who arrived brought with them a knowledge of ceramics, semi-sedentary agriculture based on maize and yucca, a religion based on zemí worship (ancestor spirit-guides and mythical gods represented on earth by artistic symbols and objects of the same name), and ceremonies that included community-wide dancing/singing festivals called areitos and soccer-like ball games called bateyes.

6 The Taínos were not only in the Dominican republic, but in Puerto Rico, Cuba, Venezuela, and other caribbean islands. They taught the civilizations which they were at many new things. They helped advance the civilizations and make them grow. "Dios no creó a la mujer de la cabeza Del hombre, para que recibiera ordenes... Ni tampoco de sus pies, para que fuera su esclava... Si no de su costado, para que esté siempre cerca de su corazón." When there is Faith, there is Peace. When there is Peace, there is Love. When there is Love, there is GOD. When there is GOD, there is no need Song of the Taínos

7 When the dominican republic was first found, the People there would get real sick and many of them Died because of illnesses caused by being there. Later on Bartolomé landed there was clean water, good soil to grow food, and gold,But because of what happened previous no one would go there To name it so it was named “Santo Domingo de Guzmán. The first major battle over the Dominican Republic was the European-Indian battle at Santo Cerro. It was a massive battle that took place in 1495 after Bartolomé Colón had led Spanish troops against the Taínos of the Cibao for 10 long months. The first sign of the break of a European-Indian treaty was when there was a massacre in 1504 at Cacica Anacaona’s where Europeans killed hundreds of men, women, and children. As a result the first systematic exploitation and enslavement of both Indians and Africans in the New World under Spain’s encomienda and slave laws. This slavery and bad treatment led to a rebellion in 1519 that lasts until 1533. The rebellion led Colón to announce the New World’s slave-control ordinance on January 6, 1522.

8 Brave men of Quisqueya, Let us sing with strong feeling, And let us show with pride to the world Our invincible, glorious banner. Hail, O people who, intrepid and strong, Launched into war and went to death, Under a warlike menace of death You broke your chains of slavery. No nation deserves to be free If it is an indolent and servile slave; If in it's nature the flame doesn't grow The virile heroïsm will be tempered. But Quisqueya indomitable and brave Will always hold its head high; Even if it were a thousand times enslaved Every time it would regain freedom. If it will be exposed to ruse and deceit Unto contempt of a real imposer, On to Las Carreras! Beler! were places Where the traces of glory are found. Where on the top of the heroic bastion, The word of the libarated became flesh, Where the genius of Sánchez and Duarte (*3) Teached to be free or to die. And if an unattended leader the splendor Of these glorious events could ignore, One has seen in Capotillo ( in the war The flag of fire wave. And the fire that lets the proud lion Of Castilla become stupefied, Removes him from the glorious beaches Where the crossed banner waves. Compatriots, let us proudly Show our face, from today prouder than ever; Quisqueya may be destroyed But a slave again, never! It is a sanctuary of love that every character Of the fatherland feels alive! And it is his coat of arms, the right; And it is his device: be free or die. Freedom that still rises cool-bloodedly The victory in her triumphal car. And the clarion of war re-echoes Proclaiming his immortal glory. Freedom! That the echo's touch While they're full of noble tension Our fields of glory repeat Freedom! Freedom! Freedom!

9 Dominican Repepublic’s government is a federal republic,made up a President, a Senate, a National Congress, a Supreme Court and multiple branchesof different Depatements such as the Army and Civil Defense. The current President of the Dominican Republic is Hipólito Mejia.

10 The Economy of the Dominican Republic is very poor. There is very Little money there with the Gross National Product only averaging $1,600 per capita in U.S dollars. The richer people in this country are The business owners and professionals. The middle class is quite tiny With a majority of the people in the Dominican Republic in poverty. The D.R harvest and export things like tobacco, coffee, fruits, and Vegetables to bring money in. Dominican Bank

11 Multiple languages can be found in the D.Republic such as:Arabic, Catalan, Haitian Creole French, and Japanese. 9 million people, the majority of whom are criollos, a biological mixture of Indians, Europeans and Africans; the official census lists the population as being 73% mixed, 16% white, and 11% black. The Dominican Republic won it’s Independence from Spain on September 16, 1810.

12 The industry of the people in the Dominican Republic consists of: Tourism, Communication, Agriculture, and money brought in from the Free Trade Zone. People of the Dominican Republic export coffee, cocoa beans, sugar cane, pineapples, oranges, plantains,a variety of vegetables, flowers, and tobacco.

13 The Dominican Republics weather is the same throughout the land. It has tropical weather and two weather periods: They have a Rain Period and a Hot period.

14 Ingredients: 2 unripe plantains 1/2 cup of oil 4 teaspoons of cold water 1/2 teaspoons of mashed garlic Salt Preparation: Peel the plantains and cut into 1 inch thick slices. In a deep frying pan heat the oil and fry the plantains till golden brown. Flatten the plantains using the bottom of a flat-bottomed glass bottle. Fry the plantains again for 30 seconds on each side. Mix the water, a pinch of salt and the mashed garlic. Stir and pour over the plantains. Serve immediately.

15 Ingredients: 1/4 lb. of ground beef 2 cups of oil 2 leaves of basil chopped finely 1 tablespoon of tomato paste 1/4 cup of raisins 1 teaspoon of salt 1 small red onion 1 green pepper Black ground pepper. 1 lb. of cassava (yuca, yucca roots) 1 garlic clove (peeled) Preparation: Chop the onion into small cubes. Cut the pepper and get rid of the seeds. Chop the peppers into small cubes about the same size as the onions. Put the ground beef in a bowl, mix the pepper and the onion, add a pinch of oregano, a pinch of pepper and a teaspoon of salt. In a shallow pan heat a tablespoon of oil. Add the ground beef and stir so it cooks uniformly. Add two tablespoons of water and the tomato paste. Let simmer at medium heat. When the meat is ready let all the liquid evaporate, adjust salt to taste. Boil the cassava until it is tender adding the garlic and salt to taste to the water. Mash the cassava and let cool down to room temperature. Form into balls. On a lightly oiled surface flatten the balls with your hands until they form thin disks. Put a teaspoon of the chicken in the center, double over in a semi-circle and seal the border pressing it with a fork. Deep fry the pasties in very hot oil and put on a paper towel for a minute before serving.

16 Time: 90 Mins Difficulty: Medium Serve: 4 people Before starting to cook: Heat oven to medium heat. Ingredients: 8 egg yolks 13 oz evaporated milk 13 oz sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon of vanilla 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup water Preparation: Melt sugar in heavy saucepan over low heat. Add 1/2 water and stir constantly until a thick, dark caramel syrup forms. Pour into prepared baking pan and spread all over.Mix together egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk. Stir in vanilla. Pour into baking pan, trying not to disturb the caramel layer. Bake in hot water bath in oven for one hour. Loosen edges of flan, place a serving plate on top of mold (one which will retain the syrup) and invert. Chill thoroughly before serving.

17 Pedro was born in Manoguayabo,in the Dominican Republic on October 25, 1971. Pedro Martinez came to the U.S to Play for the L.A Dodgers in 1992. He now pitches for the Boston Red Sox. Pedro won the CY Young award multiple times during his career and represents a determined player and one of the best pitchers in all of MLB.


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