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Explored and claimed by Columbus on his first voyage in 1492, the [[Caribbean|Caribbean island]] of '''Hispaniola''' became a springboard for Spanish conquest of the Caribbean and the [[United States of America|American]] mainland.  
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'''Hispaniola''' is a [[Caribbean|Caribbean island]] that was explored and claimed by Columbus on his first voyage in 1492 and became a springboard for Spanish conquest of the Caribbean and the [[United States of America|American]] mainland.   Today it encompasses two separate countries:
  
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* '''[[Dominican Republic]]''' - Occupies the eastern two-thirds of the island.
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* '''[[Haiti]]''' - Occupies the western third of the island.
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Latest revision as of 02:58, 21 June 2012

Hispaniola is a Caribbean island that was explored and claimed by Columbus on his first voyage in 1492 and became a springboard for Spanish conquest of the Caribbean and the American mainland. Today it encompasses two separate countries:

  • Dominican Republic - Occupies the eastern two-thirds of the island.
  • Haiti - Occupies the western third of the island.


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