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Jamaican Maroons

The Jamaican Maroons were descendants of ex-slaves who had fled to the hills following the British take-over of theisland in 1655. They took up residence in the interior mountains of the island and lived in small towns while skillfully warding off the British occupiers. they knew the mountains well and became very adept at guerrilla […]

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