A Political Chronology of the Americas (Political by 1st Ed

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Charts the most important occasions and remarkable dates within the political histories of the international locations of the region.* Alphabetically indexed person state chapters* Chronologically lists the main occasions of every state* Covers the commercial, social and cultural advancements that experience affected the political heritage of every nation

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A British Royal Commission was established to investigate conditions. April 1938: The Barbados Progressive League (BPL) was established, with Grantley (later Sir Grantley) Adams as its leader. November 1946: At a general election the Barbados Labour Party (BLP, as the BPL had been renamed), led by Adams, won nine seats in the House of Assembly. 5m. was inaugurated. The plan was intended to improve the island’s agriculture, education, public health, housing and townplanning, water supply, social welfare, industrial development and tourist industry.

1847–53: Several thousand Spanish-speaking refugees settled in the north of the territory Belize 21 and Maya communities relocated to the north and west following the War of the Castes in Yucatán. 1859: The British-Guatemala Treaty was signed, defining the border with Belize. The British Honduras Company (BH Co, later Belize Estate Produce Company—BEC) was formed. 1862: The Settlement of Belize in the Bay of Honduras was formally declared a British Colony (it had been subject to British law since 1840) and named British Honduras.

Was inaugurated. The plan was intended to improve the island’s agriculture, education, public health, housing and townplanning, water supply, social welfare, industrial development and tourist industry. February 1951: Full adult suffrage was introduced. December 1951: At a general election the BLP obtained 16 of the 24 seats in the House of Assembly. 1 February 1954: The Governor of Barbados, Sir Robert Arundell, announced the introduction of a ministerial system of government under the premiership of Adams.

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