JamaicaResearched via: http://wikipedia.org Student Name:zachary mcgillivary Date:4-11-11
Where is Jamaica located? • In the carribean
Flag, Motto, Anthem: • The Jamaican motto, "Out of Many, One People" was a common unity theme, ... To add to this conflict of the origin of Jamaica's flag
Sports: • Basketball, Baseball & Boxing • Bobsled • Cricket • Football (Soccer and also American) • Netball and Field Hockey • Track & Field • Push Cart
Government and Politics: • Jamaica is a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary democracy based on the Westminster model, with a functional two- party system. Under this system of government, the prime minister and his cabinet are responsible to the legislature, and universal suffrage exists for citizens over the age of eighteen. The clauses of the 1962 Constitution, which consists of 138 articles in 10 chapters, may be amended by majorities of two-thirds in both houses of Parliament or, if the Senate does not concur, with the approval of a special majority of the electorate voting in referendum.
Famous people/role model: • Bob Marley (Musician) • Usain Bolt (Athlete) • Sean Kingston (Musician) • Canibus (Musician) • Shaggy (Musician) • Busta Rhymes (Musician) • Biggie Smalls (Musician) • Sean Paul (Musician) • Asafa Powell (Athlete) • Patrick Ewing (Athlete)
What do you like the most about Jamaica? Bob Marley's Home & Memorial Black River Safari Bob Marley Birthplace Pablo's Bar The Bob Marley Museum