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U. S. Virgin Islands

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: Probably settled by Arawak Amerindians, then Caraks, who had extensive settlements and farms before Columbus arrived; Spain conquered area 16th century; farms established by English and French 17th century, by Danes 18th century; Africans came as slaves after 1763; official language is English, though French and Spanish are also spoken.

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