World Spotlight: Macau
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World Spotlight: Macau

Formerly a Portuguese Colony, since December 20, 1999, Macau has been recognized as a special administrative region under Chinese sovereignty. Macau maps Macau: A Selection of Cartographic Images Macau images Modern U.S. legislation mentioning Macau Guide to Law Online: Macau Macau profile BBC Macao maps Macao images Modern U.S. legislation mentioning Macao Macao 1920 British Foreign…

World Spotlight: The Bahamas

World Spotlight: The Bahamas

Country Study: Commonwealth of Caribbean Islands, including The Bahamas Bahamas primary source set, World Digital Library Bahamas maps Books about The Bahamas Bahamas songs (audio recordings) Bahamas historic newspaper coverage Bahamas images from American Memory More Bahamas images U.S. legislation related to Bahamas Guide to Law Online: Bahamas Comparing Independence Movements in the Americas Webcast More World History & Culture Resources

Today in History: Dominican Republic

Today in History: Dominican Republic

Today in History–June 26–the Library of Congress features the Dominican Republic. On this day in 1924, U.S. troops pulled out after 8 years of occupying the Caribbean nation. Learn more about the island nation’s road to independence by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more resources related to the Dominican Republic. Country Study: Dominican Republic Dominican Republic country…

World Spotlight: Cuba

World Spotlight: Cuba

Cuba Country Study Cuba primary source set from the American Memory collections Cuba primary source set from the World Digital Library Cuba maps Cuba image set Cuba films & webcasts Cuba sheet music Cuba/Cuban songs & oral histories Cuban literary recordings Foreign Affairs oral histories: Cuban missile crisis Veteran oral histories service location: Cuba Cuba books…

Today in History: Jamaica

Today in History: Jamaica

Today in History–May 3–the Library of Congress features the island of Jamaica, first spotted by Christopher Columbus on this day in 1494. This Caribbean nation won its independence from Great Britain in 1962 but is still a member of the British commonwealth. Learn more by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more resources related to Jamaica….